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Israel briefed on US naval response to recent Iranian aggression in Persian Gulf
July 21, 2019
Following the Iranian seizure of a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the United States is launching “Operation Sentinel,” a multinational effort to secure the vital waterway.
US envoy on Iran warns of sanctions against countries importing Iranian oil
June 28, 2019
“There are right now no oil waivers in place,” stated U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook. “We will sanction any illicit purchases of Iranian crude oil.”
Trump administration decides not to renew Iran oil import waivers in May
February 7, 2019
“The November waivers were designed to prevent a spike in oil prices, and it appears that there will be enough oil supply to satisfy demand this year,” said U.S. special representative for Iran Brian Hook.
US calls on Europe to slap sanctions on Iran for recent missile testing
December 3, 2018
“We would like to see the European Union [impose] sanctions that target Iran’s missile program,” said Brian Hook, senior policy adviser to the U.S. Secretary of State and special envoy for Iran.
US envoy on Iran to visit India, Europe to promote pushing back on regime
October 12, 2018
“During this trip, Special Representative Brian Hook will engage our allies and partners on our shared need to counter the entirety of the Iranian regime’s destructive behavior in the Middle East, and in their own neighborhoods,” according to the State Department.
U.S. envoy on Iran to Europe: ‘We will vigorously enforce our sanctions’
September 26, 2018
Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook said to reporters at U.N. headquarters: “Storing an atomic archive with an armed guard in the middle of Tehran does not look like you’ve given up your intent to achieve your status as a nuclear-weapons state.”