Friday, August 12, 2022

Iran Sanctions

Iran: Unilateral sanctions block sustainable development

Iran's ambassador to the United Nations (UN) says unilateral sanctions have prevented affected countries from accessing the financial and development resources needed to achieve the goals of sustainable development.

NAM calls for unilateral sanctions lifted

Speaking on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement, ambassador and deputy permanent representative of Iran to the United Nations (UN) has stated that this movement wants the nations that have imposed unilateral sanctions against the other countries to end the sanctions immediately.

Russia slams new US sanctions on Iran

Russia’s chief negotiator Mikhail Ulyanov has criticized the latest US sanctions against Iran, saying they will only further complicate the Vienna talks aimed at reviving the Iran nuclear deal.

Iran: Fresh US sanctions show Biden administration not trustworthy

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has condemned the US Treasury’s latest sanctions on real and legal Iranian persons, saying the sanctions send the message that the Biden administration that talks of returning to the nuclear deal, is not trustworthy.

Iran, Russia: Vienna talks should lead to lifting of sanctions

Iran and Russia have stressed that new talks between Iran and the P4+1 group will only be successful if they lead to lifting of anti-Tehran sanctions.

Iran top negotiator: JCPOA revival talks must guarantee removal of all sanctions

The Iranian deputy foreign minister says future talks to revive the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) must guarantee a complete removal of all anti-Iran sanctions and the normalization of trade and economic relations.

Analyst: Negotiations a Must to End Sanctions

An Iranian international affairs analyst has called for a return to the talks for the revival of the nuclear deal, saying “whether we get our desired result or not, we should know that sanctions will not be removed without negotiations.”

EU says focused on removing anti-Iran sanctions

An EU official has said the signatories to the Iran nuclear deal, or JCOA, are focused on effectively lifting the sanctions on Tehran.

Iran’s UN envoy slams sanctions as an “act of terrorism”

Iran’s envoy to the UN has condemned all forms of terrorism including economic and pharmaceutical terrorism and unilateral sanctions.

Iran to US, EU: End Sanctions to Help Address Global Energy Crisis

Iran has called on the decision-makers in the US and the European countries to end anti-Iran sanctions to help ease the global energy crisis.

Iran FM to UK counterpart: Tehran sanctions illegal

The Iranian foreign minister, in a telephone conversation with his British counterpart, said Tehran expects all anti-Iran sanctions to be removed, describing them as illegal.

Raisi rules out talks under pressure, calls for all sanctions lifted

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi has said Iran’s ready for talks over reviving the 2015 nuclear deal but it won’t negotiate under pressure.

Khatibzadeh: US Sanctioning Iranians on Baseless Charges

Tehran slams the US Treasury Department’s sanctioning of four Iranian nationals, saying the move has been done on groundless charges

Amir Abdollahian: Iran agrees to talks leading to ‘all sanctions’ removal

Iran’s Foreign Minister says Tehran agrees to the Vienna talks in principle but it accepts negotiations that will result in removing all sanctions on the country.

Delay in Release of Iranian Assets in Japan Not Justifiable: Raisi

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has called for the immediate release of Iran's frozen resources in Japan, noting that further delay in the release of the assets blocked in Japanese banks cannot be justified.

US Sanctions May Deprive Iran of Right to Host FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has informed the Iranian Football Federation that the US sanctions do not let it send the video assistant referee (VAR) system to Iran for the country’s home matches in the third round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification.

‘US JCPOA Pullout Costs Iran 2bn Barrels in Oil Exports Worth $120bn’

Iran’s oil minister says the US withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal in May 2018 deprived his country from exports of around two billion barrel of oil, worth some 120 billion dollars.

Iran Welcomes Any Diplomatic Initiative to Remove Sanctions: Raisi

Iran's new President Ebrahim Raisi says his administration will do its best to have anti-Iran sanctions lifted, and welcomes any diplomatic plan to that end.

Zarif Urges E3 to Avoid Policies Based on Threat, Pressure

Enrique Mora, the Deputy Secretary General of the European External Action Service for Political Affairs who is visiting Tehran to attend the inauguration ceremony of Iran's new President Ebrahim Raisi as the European Union's special envoy, met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday afternoon.

US Refused to Back Off from Its ‘Hostile’ Stances in Vienna: Iran

Iran's envoy to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says the United States had refused to back off from its hostile stances in the course of the Vienna talks aimed at reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

Rouhani Says His Administration’s Services Downplayed by Trump’s Actions

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says his administration's services and performance would have looked much better if it was not for Donald Trump.

Iranian Oil Workers Go on Strike in Protest at Low Wages

Thousands of Iranians working in the country’s energy industry have gone on strike over the past week in protest at low wages.

Biden Admin Denying Iranian Victims of Chemical Weapons Access to Medicine: Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has released a message marking the anniversary of the Iraqi gas attack on the city of Sardasht and National Day of Fight against Chemical and Biological Weapons.

Iran Urges US to Stop Using Sanctions as Bargaining Chip

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman has slammed comments by the US and French foreign ministers who had said they were waiting for Tehran to rejoin the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Caracas: Iran’s Dispatch of Oil Tanker to Venezuela ‘Unforgettable’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Venezuelan counterpart Jorge Arreaza have discussed the latest status of bilateral ties as well as regional and international issues of mutual interest.

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