President Trump says he expects sanctions to work on Iran

US President Donald Trump speaks during a press conference with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on September 20, 2019. (AFP)

US President Donald Trump on Friday said he expected sanctions to “work” on Iran and that he preferred that strategy to military action.

“I think the sanctions work,” Trump said during a joint press conference with Australian Prime Minster Scott Morrison. “The military would work. That’s a very severe form of winning.”

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