Speaking on the 35th anniversary of the attack in Beirut that killed 241 Marines, President Donald Trump announced that more sanctions might follow the full reimposition of previous sanctions in November.
"On November 5th, all U.S. sanctions against Iran lifted by the nuclear deal will be back in full force...And they will be followed up with even more sanctions to address the full range of Iran’s malign conduct. We will not allow the world’s leading sponsor of terror to develop the world’s deadliest weapons. Will not happen."
Trump also announced that he has signed legislation imposing new sanctions against Hezbollah, the Iran-backed terror group behind the 1983 Beirut barracks bombings.
"No terrorist group other than al-Qaida has more American blood on its hands", Trump said, adding "We will target, disrupt, and dismantle their operational and financing networks — of which they had plenty; they don’t have plenty now — and we will never forget what they did to our great Marines in Beirut. We will never forget."
The bill expands the list of those who can be sanctioned for doing business with Hezbollah.