The U.S. is considering the possibility of imposing sanctions against Iran in connection with the suppression of protests

The United States is considering the possibility of imposing sanctions against Iran in connection with the suppression of protests in the country, reported Reuters citing a senior official.

According to the interlocutor, anti-government demonstrations in Iran have become neozhidannostyu. He added that Washington is actively collecting information about the persecution of protesters, to be able to impose sanctions.

The Agency notes that in three provinces of Iran for the crackdown involved the Islamic revolutionary guard Corps.

28 December 2017 in Iran, started the most ambitious in the past eight years, anti-government protests. The authorities of the country require to overcome poverty, to release political prisoners, to end the tyranny of the police and to stop participating in the conflicts in Yemen, Syria and Iraq.

30 December in the capital Tehran, Iran, protesters tried to storm government buildings.

31 December the President of Iran Hassan Rouhani said that the country’s citizens can freely Express their frustration, but urged to avoid violence.

During the protests killed at least 23 people. Security forces detained hundreds of protesters.

Press Secretary of the White house Sarah Sanders described the situation as a revolt, and the President of the United States Donald trump has promised that the United States «in good time» would be more supportive of the protesters.




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