U.S. sanctions head of Iran's judiciary, others, over human rights abuses
Friday, 12 January 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States imposed sanctions on 14 individuals and entities on Friday for human rights abuses in Iran and supporting Iranian weapons programs, including the head of Iran's judiciary, Ayatollah Sadeq Larijani.
On Saturday, Iran slammed US President Donald Trump's decision to target the head of its judiciary with sanctions, saying the move warrants a "severe" response. Trump on Friday avoided upending the nuclear deal with Iran that he has repeatedly played down. On Saturday, Iran's Foreign Ministry said...
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