Friday, July 1, 2022

Iran Sanctions

Iran demands end to unilateral, hostile sanctions

Iran’s deputy permanent representative to the United Nations has condemned the unjust and unilateral actions that affect the countries’ health sectors, urging the international community to take effective measures to help end sanctions against the Islamic Republic.

Iran calls on UN to raise awareness of negative impacts of sanctions on civilians

The ambassador and permanent representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations has urged the UN to continue “efforts towards raising awareness” on negative impacts of pressures and sanctions on civilians.

Removal of sanctions not sole solution to Iran’s economic woes: President Raisi

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says his administration does not view the removal of the sanctions on Iran as the sole solution to the country’s economic woes.

Report: $7bn in Iranian frozen funds likely to be released

A regional official, identified in a Tasnim News Agency report as “possibly Oman’s foreign minister”, will travel to Tehran on Tuesday to finalize the mechanism for the release of seven billion dollars in frozen Iranian assets.

Keyhan newspaper: Iran should not let US dodge obligation to lift all sanctions

Hossein Shariatmadari, editor-in-chief of the influential Iranian newspaper Keyhan, has said in a commentary that Iran should not let the US dodge its obligation to lift sanctions against the Islamic Republic during the nuclear talks in Vienna.

Raisi to Macron: Any deal in Vienna must result in sanctions removal

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has told his French counterpart that any agreement between Iran and the P4+1 group of countries must involve sanctions removal and provision of credible guarantees.

Iran Envoy: Anti-Tehran sanctions ‘crime against humanity’

Iran’s Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations has denounced as “crime against humanity” the imposition of sanctions against Tehran. Zahra Ershadi said such unilateral restrictive measures have put the lives of vulnerable people at risk by hampering their access to medicine.

Raisi to Macron: Any deal in Vienna must ensure verifiable sanctions removal

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has told his French counterpart Emanuel Macron that any deal with the P4+1 group of countries in Vienna must ensure sanctions removal as well as verification of the lifting of the bans and tangible guarantees that no sides will again violate the 2015 nuclear deal, JCPOA.

Polls: Most Americans support Iran nuclear deal, favor sanctions removal

Most US voters still support the Iran nuclear deal and believe US’s anti-Tehran sanctions should be lifted, according to new Morning Consult polling.

Iran Speaker calls for removal, neutralization of sanctions

Iran's Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf says the Islamic Republic should focus on removing and neutralizing Western sanctions.

Iran top negotiator: Serious talks on sanctions removal yet to begin

Iran’s chief negotiator to the Vienna talks Ali Bagheri Kani says the Islamic Republic and the P4+1 group have not yet begun a serious negotiation process to remove sanctions.

Russia wants illegal anti-Iran sanctions removed

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Moscow has always stressed that all anti-Iran sanctions which are illegal and contrary to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action and UN Security Council Resolution 2231 must be removed.

“Good news on the way about neutralization of sanctions”

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says some good news is on the way regarding neutralizing anti-Iran sanctions.

UAE official: Emirates opposed to additional sanctions on Iran

The UAE leader’s diplomatic advisor has said the Emirates is opposed to any additional sanctions on Iran in the event that the Vienna talks fail

Iran FM: Removing all sanctions only way to revive JCPOA

Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has reiterated that there is no way to revive the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action without removing all anti-Tehran sanctions.

China: US, as initiator of “crisis” should remove anti-Iran sanctions

China says the US, as the initiator of what he called the Iranian nuclear crisis, should remove all unilateral and illegal sanctions imposed on Iran, China and third parties.

Congressional Republicans vow to block US sanctions relief for Iran

A group of 25 Republican members of Congress wrote a letter to US President Joe Biden this week pledging to block any sanctions relief for Iran, as negotiators meet in Austria’s Vienna to try to reach an agreement on the nuclear deal.

Iranian envoy to UN condemns US unilateralism

Iran’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations says the US’s coercive actions and its illegal measures including unilateral sanctions have reduced the goal of sustainable development to an empty and meaningless slogan.

Baghari: Sanctions removal group to be launched Tuesday

Head of the Iranian delegation at the Vienna talks aimed at removing the anti-Iran sanctions Ali Bagheri has underlined Tehran’s determination to reach a just understanding that serves the legitimate interests of Iran. Bagheri was speaking at the opening session of the negotiations on Monday evening.

Pakistani president: Unilateral sanctions threaten regional security

Pakistan’s President Aref Alavi has said unilateral sanctions have serious ramifications for peace and security in the region

Iran: US must remove sanctions in one go

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has said Tehran’s stance on the US sanctions are clear and Washington must remove all of them in one go and give tangible assurances to the Islamic Republic.

Iran calls for removal of sanctions as goodwill gesture

Iran has called on the remaining signatories to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action and the United States to prove their goodwill by removing sanctions against Tehran.

Iran FM: Tehran seeks to lift sanctions in Vienna talks

The Iranian foreign minister says the active participation of Iran in the forthcoming nuclear talks is aimed at lifting illegal sanctions against the Islamic Republic.

Iran: US sanctions damaging global law and multilateralism

Iranian Minister of Oil announced unilateral Washington sanctions against Tehran will damage global law and multilateralism, targeting livelihood of people. Javad Owji made the remark while addressing the 23rd Ministerial Meeting of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) which was held virtually on Tuesday.

Russia: US should revise sanction policy against Iran

Washington should effectively demonstrate its intention to revise anti-Tehran sanctions policy to revive the Iran nuclear deal, a Russian top diplomat says.

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