U.S. Steps Up Iran Sanctions Amid Coronavirus, as Tehran Charges Cruelty

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration this week despatched a stark message to Iran in three new rounds

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration this week despatched a stark message to Iran in three new rounds of sanctions: The U.S. will not simplicity its financial stress campaign even as the coronavirus pandemic batters the nation.

The Trump administration, amid expanding phone calls to simplicity its sanctions campaign, reported it has no designs to loosen constraints. On Thursday, the Treasury Division sanctioned five corporations, incorporating to steps previously in the week by the State and Commerce Departments.