President Trump on Monday announced he is imposing new "hard-hitting" sanctions on Iran. Speaking in the Oval Office before signing an executive order, the president said his sanctions will deny Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and others "access to key financial resources and support." It follows what Trump referred to as a "series of aggressive behaviors by the Iranian regime in recent weeks," including Iran's recent shooting down of a U.S. drone. Iranian navy commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi on Monday described the drone being shot down as a "firm response" that "can be repeated." Trump on Monday also said, "We cannot ever let Iran have a nuclear weapon."
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