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    The official previously stated that the UN sanctions against Tehran are coming into force, including an arms embargo, after the US triggered a 30-day snapback mechanism. However, the EU and Russia, as well as Iran, denied it, stressing that Washington can't unilaterally restore international restrictions against the Islamic Republic.

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is delivering remarks concerning the announcement of anti-Iranian sanctions. There are also several top American officials present, including Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin, Secretary of Defence Mark Esper, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, US Representative to the United Nations Kelly Craft, and National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien.

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