VOL. XXXI

NO. 4

2-NOVEMBER-1987

IRAN

US Imposes Trade Embargo on Iran

President Ronald Reagan of the US on 26 October announced the imposition of atrade embargo on Iran, citing Iran's "unprovoked attacks on US forces andUS merchant vessels, its refusal to implement UN Security Council Resolution598, its continued aggression toward non-belligerent nations of the PersianGulf, and its sponsorship of terrorism there and elsewhere in the world."In itself the embargo - involving an immediate ban on...