Iran is preparing to send a flotilla of warships to the Atlantic Ocean following the announcement of a massive $500 million investment in war spending, according to Iranian leaders, who say the military moves are in response to recent efforts by the United States to impose a package of new economic sanctions on Tehran.
Former Obama administration official Susan Rice on Thursday recommended that President Donald Trump halt the “reckless rhetoric” and “tolerate” nuclear weapons in North Korea if necessary.
The Russian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday sent out a message from its official Twitter account with a video of a festival in protest of new U.S. sanctions levied against Russia.
President Donald Trump signed the Russia sanctions bill on Wednesday.
Senior Iranian officials are accusing the United States of violating the landmark nuclear accord and promising to take punitive measures against America for this action, according to recent comments that come on the heels of renewed efforts by the Trump administration and Congress to sanction Tehran for its ballistic missile program and regional support for terrorism.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government will designate Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday for sanctions for undermining democracy, in response to Sunday’s election of a legislative superbody that Washington denounced as a “sham” vote, several sources said.