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United State restricted Metals from Iran

United State restricted Metals from Iran

US President Donald Trump has announced an executive order on May 08, 2019 to ban Iranian metals. By issuing executive decisions, President Trump has banned Iran's steel, iron, aluminum and copper exports.

The main objective of this decision is to prevent Iran from collecting revenue by exporting steel, iron, aluminum and copper to Iran. According to the US, Iran can use this money to increase its military power in addition to its nuclear program. The United States has not even talked about importing Iranian metals to other countries.

In addition to this

  • Iranian President Hassan Rohani said on 08 May 2019 that his country will stop following some important part of the nuclear agreement that took place during the Obama government.
  • Iran will set a 60-day deadline for new conditions for the first treaty to start uranium enrichment.
  • Iran has given this statement after the decision of US President Donald Trump to exit the Treaty of 2015.
  • President Hassan Rohani said that he wants new conditions among other partners.

Relationship of United States and Iran

  • There is no formal diplomatic relationship between the US and Iran since 1980.
  • US President Donald Trump reiterated the stringent unilateral sanctions against Iran which was withdrawn under the 2015 agreement.
  • With the Iran, the US canceled the nuclear agreement on 8 May 2018.
  • America has also been very successful on the policy of isolating Iran in the world.
  • Many countries of the European Union were seen against the US when the nuclear deal was canceled.
  • The United States has imposed a variety of restrictions on Iran.
  • In the year 2011, the US banned the 24 shipping companies in connection with the business bodies involved in Iran's missile programs.
  • This important step taken by the US was being seen as an attempt to put pressure on Iran, allegedly developing nuclear weapons.
Q.1 Which country banned export of Iran Metals?
A. United Kingdom
B. Iraq
C. Japan
D. United States
Ans: United States

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