Iran: US Sanctions Psychological War

Iran has dismissed the new US sanctions on Tehran , with the foreign ministry spokesman saying on Tuesday they are part of a "psychological war" meant to sow discontent among Iranians and insisting the measures would not halt the country's nuclear program.

US sanctions psychological war, says Iran

TEHRAN: Iran has dismissed the new US sanctions on Tehran , with the foreign ministry spokesman saying on Tuesday they are part of a "psychological war" meant to sow discontent among Iranians and insisting the measures would not halt the country's nuclear program.

Washington ordered the new penalties on Monday, giving US banks powers to freeze assets linked to the Iranian government and close loop Iran has used to move money despite earlier restrictions imposed by US and Europe.