Pompeo Says Easing Iran Sanctions Would Be ‘Dangerous Choice’

Pompeo Says Easing Iran Sanctions Would Be ‘Dangerous Choice’

WASHINGTON—Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday said that the unwinding of the U.S. sanctions regime against Iran would be “a dangerous choice,” obliquely expressing concerns that the incoming Biden administration would ease the four-year economic pressure campaign.

President Trump’s top diplomat, in comments accompanying new Treasury Department sanctions targeting Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei’s business empire, defended the campaign as critical to U.S. national security. While Mr. Pompeo didn’t mention the next administration…

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