U.S. Imposes New Sanctions on Iran Amidst Nuclear Talks

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The U.S. imposed new sanctions on a dozen Iranian officials and entities for human rights abuses before the continuation of nuclear talks with Tehran. The sanctions targeted government officials involved in the repression of protesters and political activists. Despite Iran’s push for the U.S. to lift sanctions, American authorities state that they will hold accountable those who violate human rights.