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President Trump tightens sanctions on Iran, says supreme leader is responsible for 'hostile conduct'

Updated: June 25, 2019 09:21 AM

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order targeting Iran's supreme leader and his associates with financial sanctions.

Trump says the supreme leader is responsible for Iran's hostile conduct. He says the United States does not seek conflict with Iran but will continue to increase pressure on its Middle East adversary to prevent it from developing nuclear weapons and supporting militant groups.

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