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New Sanctions Could Hinder European Efforts to Save JCPOA

New Sanctions Could Hinder European Efforts to Save JCPOA New Sanctions Could Hinder European Efforts to Save JCPOA

The new American sanctions on the Central Bank of Iran will most likely have a negative impact on European initiatives to salvage the fraying 2015 nuclear deal, an analyst said. 
The United States has been imposing economic restrictions on Iran since it withdrew last year from the nuclear agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, arguing that it is incomprehensive and should be renegotiated. 
In its latest move, Washington sanctioned CBI and the National Development Fund of Iran on Friday, following last week's attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia that Riyadh and US officials have blamed on Iran. The latter has denied any involvement. 

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