U.S. sanctions: What they do and don’t do

The U.S. sanctions returning on November 5 target an Iranian government that uses its money to fund terrorism rather than support its people. “I want to deliver a message to the long-suffering people of Iran,” President Trump has said. “The people of America stand with you.”

Infographic showing what is and is not sanctioned by the U.S. regarding Iran (State Dept./S. Wilkinson)
(State Dept.)

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the U.S. will make sure certain “humanitarian-related transactions” involving Iran will continue.