Iran says new sanctions and blocking Iranian singer’s entry show US ‘hostility’

Tehran, April 3 (IANS) The new US sanctions against Iran and their blocking of an Iranian singer’s entry are a sign of “hostility” against the Iranian people, said Iranian government spokesman Ali Bahadori Jahromi.

“By imposing new sanctions and preventing an Iranian singer from entering (the United States) under false pretenses, he has shown once again that he is hostile to the Iranian people under all circumstances,” Bahadori tweeted on Saturday. Jahromi.

The US government has clearly violated international laws and human rights standards despite claims of “goodwill”, he added.

Amid international efforts to reach an agreement with Iran to revive the 2015 nuclear deal, the US Treasury Department on Wednesday announced new sanctions against an Iranian individual and his network of companies that Washington accuses of having purchased materials for ballistic missile research and development by Iran, Xinhua news agency reports.

However, according to media reports, Iranian traditional singer Alireza Ghorbani was unable to perform in California last week after US intelligence agents interrogated him for hours and denied him entry for his service. serviceman decades ago in Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.

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