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26 June 2019

U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin argued that Iran’s response to 24 June sanctions against its political and military leadership “must mean that they are working if they were this upset about these sanctions. That’s an acknowledgement that they are working”. In related remarks, Secretary of State Pompeo called Iran’s reaction “immature and childlike” and stated that “the U.S. will remain steadfast in undertaking the actions that the President laid out in his strategy to create stability throughout the Middle East, which includes the campaign that we have – the economic campaign, the pressure campaign that we have – on the Islamic Republic of Iran”.

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