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>> US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo on Monday outlined a hard line stance toward Iran. One that would begin with what he's calling the strongest sanctions in history.>> After our sanctions, come in force, it will be battling to keep it's economy alive.>> Speaking in front of the Conservative Heritage Foundation Think Tank, Pompeo issued 12 demands on Tehran.
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They included that Iran stop testing ballistic missiles, release Americans held in Iranian jails and end its support for militant groups across the Middle East.>> Iran must withdraw all forces under Iranian command throughout the entirety of Syria.>> Pompeo said that if Iran changed its behavior, the US would be ready to end sanctions and restore commercial relationships.
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The US administration's new policy comes after President Donald Trump pulled the country out of a multilateral nuclear deal reached in 2015 between Iran and six world powers. That deal puts limits on Iran's ability to reach nuclear material and in exchange, lifted international sanctions.>> We will apply unprecedented financial pressure on Iranian regime.
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>> The Trump administration reversal on Iran has spurred the other signatories to the deal to try and maintain the agreement even without without Washington.