The sanctions come a day after Iran successfully launched its most advanced satellite-carrying rocket into space, in what was a major advancement for the country's space programme.
In addition, foreign financial institutions that facilitate significant transactions for, or persons that provide material or certain other support to, the entities designated today risk exposure to sanctions that could sever their access to the USA financial system or block their property and interests in property under the U.S. jurisdiction.
USA military officials say they anticipated Thursday's launch.
Mnuchin said the United States will continue to counter Iran's ballistic missile program.
According to Iranian state television, the rocket launched into space Thursday can carry a 550-pound payload.
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"The U.S. government will continue to aggressively counter Iran's ballistic missile-related activity, whether it be a provocative space launch, its development of threatening ballistic-missile systems, or likely support to Yemeni Huthi missile attacks on Saudi Arabia", Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.
While the language in the resolution "call upon" Iran not to develop ballistic missiles, "we would consider that a violation of UNSCR 2231", Nauert said.
Each of the six entities is responsible for developing, manufacturing or producing components that can be used in ballistic missiles or launchers, according to OFAC. According to the AP sources, the USA has so far encountered resistance in this regard as it has not given convincing evidence of prohibited activity at Iran's military facilities, which could be used by the IAEA to justify any inspection demand.
He once again criticized the measures and ratifications of the US Congress and administration against Iran, particularly since the inauguration of President Donald Trump in January, and said as repeatedly confirmed by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Tehran has lived up to its commitments under the JCPOA.
The interviews will be held from 8 a.m.to noon Wednesday, Aug. 2 at the Delavan Hotel, 6461 Transit Road in Depew. Amazon's stock increased $12.93, or 1 percent, to close at $1,052.80 Wednesday, after Amazon announced its plans.
In the newly released video , we can see that Bieber quickly jumped out of his truck and ran to the aid of the man whom he hit. The accident comes just days after Bieber announced that he would be canceling the remaining shows of his objective tour.
Priebus came under even more scrutiny recently when Trump brought on financier Anthony Scaramucci as communications director. The New Yorker published a profanity-laced interview Thursday in which Scaramucci called Priebus a "paranoid schizophrenic".
No one begrudges our troops their health and medical care - singling out transgender troops is irrational and wrong. Sanders, speaking to reporters at the White House later Wednesday, said it was exclusively a "military decision".
However, she was snubbed in the Video Of The Year and Artist Of The Year categories, while The Weeknd was shortlisted for both. In May, MTV adopted gender neutral categories for their Movie & TV Awards, combining Best Actor and Best Actress categories.
Bennett said sleeping on the floor doesn't bother him too much, but he did say he was anxious about one thing: Ghosts. So he made the 15-minute drive over to Lambeau Field, where he spent Tuesday night sleeping on the locker room floor.
Although the study revealed a high proportion of the players had CTE , the authors point out several limitations of the study. Combat veterans and athletes in rough contact sports like football and boxing are among those thought to be most at risk.
Rajasthan's Jalore, Pali and Sirohi districts have been inundated and road and rail traffic has been thrown out of gear. A high alert has been sounded as more than 20 highways of the state got submerged into floods .
A biopic should be made on Mithali Raj and I think Deepika Padukone will be a suitable candidate in the biopic. "We even met the chief minister, but to no avail", said her coach Yadwinder Sodhi, reported Times of India .
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Here's MTA's Fix for Overcrowded Subways
The union's elected officials and members showed support of the action plan on Wednesday at the MTA's monthly board meeting. Remove seats from cars to create more standing room on crowded lines - like the L train.
WhatsApp reaches 1 billion daily active users
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South Korea's Samsung breaks sales, profit records
Samsung said its record-high earnings were mainly buoyed by the booming chip market amid rising demand for storage products. The company revealed an operating profit of 14.1 trillion South Korean won ($12.67 billion).
Toyota Long-Range EV Set to Arrive in 2022
That's a little ways off, as Reuters notes, and there's no telling where traditional lithium-ion tech will go in the meantime. The newspaper reports that other automakers are also developing solid-state batteries for next-generation electric cars .