US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo announced the formation of the Iran Action Group (IAG) to coordinate and run the country’s policy towards Iran. The development follows President Donald Trump’s announcement of the unilateral withdrawal of the United States from the multinational Iran nuclear deal.
Pompeo has named Brian Hook, the State Department’s director of policy planning, as the group’s head. The aim behind the formation of IAG is to change the Iranian regime’s behaviour.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for Indian Bank PO Exam 2018-
- Iran Capital: Tehran, Currency: Iranian rial, President: Hassan Rouhani.