Trump sanctions Iranian metal with executive order

US President Donald Trump issued an executive order on Wednesday May 8, slapping sanctions on Iran’s aluminium, copper and steel sectors.

“Today, I am signing an executive order to impose sanctions with respect to Iran’s iron, steel, aluminum, and copper sectors, the regime’s largest non-petroleum-related sources of export revenue,” Trump said in a statement through the White House on May 8. The executive order bars US entities from conducting business with Iranian companies dealing in these...

Published

Michael Roh

May 09, 2019

02:55 GMT

New York