Trump orders “substantial” additional sanctions on Iran

Yesterday (18 September) President Donald Trump stated in a tweet that he has ordered Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to “substantially increase” sanctions on Iran in response to last week’s attack on the Abqaiq petroleum processing facilities and Kharis oil field in Saudi Arabia. In a press conference, the President added that further details on sanctions would be available by the …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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