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According to the U.S. Secretary of State, the measures "will be back into effect as of Sunday, 20h00 pm Washington time."
The U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Saturday announced unilaterally that United Nations (UN) sanctions against Iran are back in effect, as he promised to punish those countries who don't comply with them.
On Monday, the Trump administration will issue an executive order explaining how it will implement the UN sanctions. The U.S. Treasury Department will also explain which foreign individuals and companies will be penalized.
Most members of the UN Security Council, including other permanent members such as Russia, China, France, Germany, and the United Kingdom (U.K.), see the US movement as illegal.
In July 2015, the U.S., U.K., China, France, and Germany signed the so-called Joint Comprehensive Action Plan (JCP), which imposed several constraints on Iran's nuclear program.
In May 2018, Washington broke the pact and activated several sanctions against Iran because the country was "continuing to develop nuclear weapons."