Iran slams new U.S. sanctions on media outlets
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
TEHRAN, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Iran on Tuesday criticized the United States for imposing new sanctions on Iranian individuals and entities, including media outlets, calling the move a "trite bid" to suppress transparency and truth.
Iranian government spokesman Ali Bahadori Jahromi said that the sanctions demonstrate Washington's "fear for the reality to be shown by truth-seeking and leading media."
Jahromi also highlighted Washington's double standards, pointing out that while the U.S. supports me ...