The U.S. State Department has announced that Washington was renewing several sanctions against Iran’s nuclear program amid the global coronavirus pandemic.

“The United States is renewing four restrictions on the Iranian regime’s nuclear program for an additional 60 days,” State Department Spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said in a statement on Monday.

Despite reports in the media, U.S. has not yet officially confirmed that some American and foreign businesses were granted waiver extensions to do business with Iran.

According to American political news outlet The Hill, the waiver decision was opposed by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, but Treasury Secretary Steven

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