Iran

U.S. Sanctions Iran Over Nuclear Program

World powers suspect Iran seeks atomic weapons, a claim it strongly denies.

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The US has imposed new sanctions on companies and individuals in connection with Iran's nuclear programme.

The sanctions target at least 25 firms and people suspected of helping the programme, evading previous sanctions or supporting terrorism.

But Washington said its actions were still consistent with its commitment to provide sanctions relief in exchange for steps to halt the programme.

World powers suspect Iran seeks atomic weapons, a claim it strongly denies.

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