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President Rouhani anticipates difficult months ahead for Iranians

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President Hassan Rouhani says Iranians may face more difficulties in the months ahead after the US imposes new sanctions on Monday.

Speaking in a televised cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Rouhani said: “The situation was hard for people in the recent months, and it may be hard in the next several months, too.”

The US has been re-imposing sanctions on Iran since President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear accord with Western powers in May.

Also read: How will the approaching US sanctions affect Iran’s economy?

On Monday, the US plans to impose sanctions on Iran’s oil and gas industry.