New sanctions announced on Iran

January 10, 2020 12:05 PM
New sanctions announced on Iran
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced what the new sanctions against were against Iran, following Tuesday’s ballistic missile strike against Iraqi airbases housing US forces.

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi asked U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to devise a mechanism for a withdrawal of American troops from the country. VOA’s Diplomatic Correspondent Cindy Saine joins the show with the latest.

Plus, Iran has developed some precision missiles and effectively used them in two recent attacks. International Edition’s Steve Miller speaks with Thomas Karako, the director of the Center for Strategic and International Studies Missile Defense Project to learn more about Iran’s missiles and how it developed them.

Those stories and more are all on today's International Edition.