"US calls JCPOA [the nuclear deal] a personal agreement between two governments, claiming it seeks a treaty. Wrong." Zarif tweeted. "US has violated its treaty obligations too. … Apparently, US only mocks calls for peace," the Iranian top diplomat stated.
On Wednesday, Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook said that the United States wanted to conclude an agreement with Iran that would take into account both nuclear and intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs).
The first set of economic restrictions, including a ban on purchasing the US dollar, trading in gold and other precious metals, as well as buying aluminum and steel for industrial purposes and performing activities related to Iran's sovereign debt, took effect on August 7.
The second portion, including sanctions on Iran's port operations, energy sector and foreign transactions, will be effectuated in November.