President Trump Signs New Iranian Sanctions
June 24, 2019 12:23PM EDT
President Trump signed new sanctions against Iran Monday morning, in response to Iran shooting down a U.S. drone last week. The U.S. claims the $100 million, unmanned aircraft was flying over international waters while Iran says the drone was over its territory.
Trump didn’t give details on the sanctions saying that he isn’t looking for a conflict with Iran. The President hopes the sanctions will bring Iran to the bargaining table. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Saudi Arabia today, talking with that nation’s leaders to counter Iran’s influence in the region.