President Barack Obama did not sign a 10-year renewal of Iranian sanctions in a bid to pacify Tehran’s fears that President-elect Donald Trump will withdraw from the Iranian nuclear deal.
Despite not signing the sanctions renewal, Obama still allowed them to go into effect. The sanctions were overwhelmingly passed by both houses of Congress. The move is reportedly a way for Obama to express disapproval with the sanctions, which he believes are counterproductive to the Iranian nuclear deal. – READ MORE