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UK Plans New Sanctions Due To 'Credible Threats' On British Soil


Demorah Haynes at Sky News: "The UK is planning new powers to sanction Iran after more than 15 “credible threats” to kill or kidnap people in Britain who are deemed as a threat by the regime, the foreign secretary James Cleverly has announced. James Cleverly told Sky News the proposed sanctions regime would give “us the tools to take further action in future if Iranian behaviour doesn’t change”. He is currently announcing the new steps against Iran in House of Commons."

  • These sanctions would likely come as part of new measures aimed at Iranian ballistic missiles imposed by the UK and its E3 allies France and Germany. These would come into force in October once the now-defunct Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA) officially expires.

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