You are here: Home » International » News » Politics
Business Standard

Donald Trump says he has ordered substantial increase of Iran sanctions

He did not give additional details on the move, which follows weekend attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia that some US officials have blamed on Iran

Reuters  |  Washington 

Europe, China playing a 'big currency manipulation game': Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had ordered Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to "substantially increase sanctions" imposed on Iran, amid escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran.

He did not give additional details on the move, which follows weekend attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia that some US officials have blamed on Iran.

First Published: Wed, September 18 2019. 18:45 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU