Rhetoric over U.S. exit from Iran deal rises amid threat of sanctions

Rhetoric over U.S. exit from Iran deal rises amid threat of sanctions

Rhetoric over U.S. exit from Iran deal rises amid threat of sanctionsThe United States threatened on Sunday to impose sanctions on European companies that do business with Iran, as the remaining participants in the Iran nuclear accord stiffened their resolve to keep that agreement operational. White House national security adviser John Bolton said U.S. sanctions on European companies that maintain business dealings with Iran were “possible,” while Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he remained hopeful Washington and its allies could strike a new nuclear deal with Tehran.