Monitoring Desk: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has warned Iran on Monday to withdraw from Syrian war, end support for Houthi rebels in Yemen and stop “enrichment” of uranium, and promise never to process plutonium.
Speaking at the Heritage Foundation think tank in Washington, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced a list of 12 demands from Iran. The demands call on Iran to withdraw from Syria, “release all US citizens,” end support for Houthi rebels in Yemen, stop “enrichment” of uranium, and promise never to process plutonium and allow “unqualified access to all nuclear sites throughout the country.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that US would impose the “strongest sanctions in history” if Iran failed to comply with these demands.
In his address to think tank, Pompeo stated that “the sting of sanctions will be painful” and Iran will struggle to “keep its economy alive”.
Political observers believe that US wishes regime change in Iran by sanctioning the country and encouraging anti-government elements.
Observers believe that US has alleged design to make Iran another Iraq or Libya by the end of 2018 by injecting money to encourage anti-Islamic regime.