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Brian Hook discussed arms embargo on Iran in UAE

U.S. Special Representative for Iran and Senior Advisor to Secretary Brian Hook visited the United Arab Emirates on June 27-28, 2020, according to the U.S. State Department. During the visit, Hook met with UAE Minister of Foreign …

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U.S. makes case for maintaining arms embargo on Iran

The United States has formally asked the UN Security Council to extend an arms embargo on Iran beyond October, when it is set to be progressively eased under the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers. UN Ambassador …

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Trump searching for next secretary of state?

U.S. President Donald Trump discussed candidates for the post of Secretary of State to replace Mike Pompeo with lawmakers and other officials, The Washington Post reported. According to the …

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U.S. urges to abide by sanctions against Iran

U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook said that those doing business with blacklisted Iranian entities are now exposed to U.S. sanctions. The United States yesterday blacklisted an "oil for …

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U.S. reveals what they need to lift Iran sanctions

  The United States is ready to talk to Iran about a deal that would lift American sanctions, but Tehran would need to curtail its nuclear and missile programs, as well as its support for proxies, U.S. Special Representative on …

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Pompeo shares details on Iran with European allies

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shared information on "escalating" threats from Iran with European allies and NATO officials during meetings in Brussels on Monday, the U.S. special representative for Iran …

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Brian Hook named U.S. Special Representative for Iran

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced the appointment of a special representative for Iran to coordinate U.S. policy. In a briefing on August 16, Pompeo said Brian Hook, the State Department’s director of policy …

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First round of sanctions on Iran come into effect

The US resumed the sanctions against Iran following Washington’s withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). The restrictions will cover the automotive sector, the purchase and sale of gold and key metals. US …

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US announces maximum pressure on Iran

US State Department's Policy Planning Director Brian Hook said that Washington will start its campaign of maximum economic and diplomatic pressure on Iran soon.  "A key part of our strategy is a …

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Pompeo to call for 'broad support' against Iran

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will outline a "diplomatic road map" next week that he hopes will convince European and other allies to apply pressure on Iran and force it back to the negotiating table, a senior …

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