US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo slammed a Newsweek article that he says insinuated that the US is sanctioning food and medicine from Iran.
#WeWontForget @SecPompeo openly threatening to starve Iranians—a crime against humanity—in a desperate attempt to impose US whims on Iran. Like his predecessors, he'll also learn that—in spite of US efforts—Iran will not just survive but advance w/out sacrificing its sovereignty. pic.twitter.com/GJiN7rI82Q— Javad Zarif (@JZarif) November 10, 2018
Shame on #FakeNewsweek for helping @JZarif spread lies. The truth is: the U.S. does not, and never did, sanction food and medicine. They are exempt from sanctions, as are financial transactions related to humanitarian needs.— Secretary Pompeo (@SecPompeo) November 12, 2018