Esper Says New Sanctions on Iran Will Disrupt Malign Activities
At the State Department. Defense Secretary Mark Esper is joining other Cabinet members announcing new sanctions against Iran. Coupled with an executive order signed today by the president, which is aimed at bringing other nations into compliance. Today's executive order will further disrupt Iranian efforts to import and proliferate conventional weapons. Helping protect US forces, our allies and partners and civilian populations until Iran complies with international norms. U N Secretary General Antonio Gutierrez says the United Nations will not be supporting reimposing sanctions on Iran.