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US sanctions

India downplays US sanction threat over Iran’s port contract

India’s Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar has downplayed US threat of sanctions after New Delhi signed a landmark contract with Tehran to operate the Chabahar Port in Iran, stressing the project will “benefit the entire region".

President Raisi: Iran cannot be sanctioned

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says Western efforts to isolate Iran have failed as the country has resorted to its natural wealth and human resources to make the punitive measures fizzle out.

Iran oil exports hit 6-year high amid US sanctions: Report

Tehran is exporting more oil than at any time for the past six years, giving its economy a $35bn-a-year boost, the Financial Times has reported.

Pakistan says US sanctions ‘may not apply’ to gas pipeline project with Iran

Pakistan’s caretaker energy minister has stated Washington’s anti-Tehran sanctions, imposed over its nuclear program, may not apply to the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline as Islamabad was going to start work on the project within its territory and connect to the neighboring country.

Iran’s oil output, exports jump despite US sanctions

Iran's oil output and exports rose in August despite US sanctions, consultants and companies that track tanker shipments have confirmed.

Anti-Iran sanctions must be nullified alongside negotiations: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has emphasized the necessity for efforts to nullify anti-Tehran sanctions in tandem with the talks for the removal of the bans.

Iran’s oil exports hit 2.2 million bpd despite US sanctions: Report

Iranian oil exports are surging in August, swelling global flows at a time when other producers are cutting back, Bloomberg has reported citing a firm that monitors satellite imagery of individual tankers. The data shows the country's oil exports have reached levels that were not even seen before Iran came under US sanctions in 2018.

Raisi presents to parliament motion to appoint arbiters in dispute with South Korea over frozen assets

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has forwarded to the Parliament a motion to appoint arbiters in a dispute with South Korea over frozen Iranian assets in the East Asian country.

Expert: Iraqis refuse to pay their energy debt to Iran by shifting blame onto US

Iranian foreign policy expert Seyyed Ali Hosseini says Iraqi officials are deliberately dragging their feet on the payment of their energy debt to Iran through hampering a mechanism that’s been created for this purpose.

“US issues new waiver letting Baghdad pay Tehran for electricity”

The United States has moved to let Iraq pay Iran for electricity via non-Iraqi banks, a US official said on Tuesday. Iraq owes billions of dollars to Iran for importing gas and electricity which has continued despite US sanctions, but Tehran has been unable to obtain its assets frozen in Iraqi banks under US pressure.

Iraq: US banking sanctions hindering repayment of energy debt to Iran

Iraq's Minister of Electricity Ziad Ali Fadhil says Baghdad has fully paid its debt to Iran for energy purchases, but a number of banking issues caused by US sanctions are preventing the transfer of the sum of money to the Islamic Republic.

Iran still working to undo sanctions via diplomacy: Minister

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian says the Islamic Republic is still working to undo the series of US and international sanctions against the country through diplomacy.

China urges US to lift all anti-Iran sanctions

China’s deputy permanent representative to the UN, Geng Shuang, has called on the US to remove all unilateral sanctions and restrictions imposed on Iran in connection with its nuclear program.

US House moving to make Iran sanctions permanent

The US House Foreign Affairs Committee has advanced a bipartisan bill to make the 1996 sanctions against Tehran permanent.

Washington bid to isolate Tehran, Moscow with sanctions ‘impossible’: Russian envoy to Iran

Russian Ambassador to Tehran Alexey Yurievich Dedov has said it is “impossible” for the United States and its allies to succeed in isolating Iran and Russia through sanctions.

1st VP: Iran’s asset frozen by US bans released in some countries

Iran’s First Vice President Mohammad Mokhber says the country’s assets frozen by US sanctions have been released in some countries, and that Tehran is making efforts to get access to the rest.

Iran envoy says US sanctions impede efforts to tackle climate change

Iran's ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations Amir Saeid Iravani has said unilateral sanctions act as barriers to the targeted countries’ contributions to global efforts aimed at combating climate change problems. He also demanded an immediate stop to the coercive measures.

Beijing censures Iran-related US sanctions on Chinese entities

Beijing has slammed the fresh Iran-related sanctions imposed by Washington on Chinese targets. China has urged the US to stop its unreasonable suppression of Chinese organizations and individuals.

Official: US sanctions putting lives of 10k thalassemia patients at risk in Iran

The head of the Iranian Thalassemia Society says the lives of some 10,000 patients suffering from the blood disorder are in danger due to the shortages of medicine caused by the US sanctions.

Iranian Thalassemia Society: 100s of patients died due to sanctions since 2018

The Iranian Thalassemia Society says hundreds of patients have lost their lives due to the anti-Iranian sanctions spearheaded by the US.

Iranian presient: Iran moving forward despite sanctions 

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi says the Islamic Republic is making progress despite the sanctions imposed on the country by the US and other Western governments.

US imposes more Iran sanctions over military programs

The United States has imposed fresh sanctions on an Iranian individual as well as several companies over their alleged links to Tehran’s drone and defense programs.

US says sanctions threaten dollar’s dominance as Iran, Russia seek out alternatives

The United States Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has warned that economic sanctions imposed on other countries like Iran and Russia threaten the dominance of the dollar in the global economic market.

Think tank says US sanctions harming Iranian civilians

US Sanctions imposed on Iran and other states have not only failed to achieve its foreign policy goals but have also caused significant harm to civilians, according to an American think tank.

Economy minister says Iran’s oil exports hit highest level amid US sanctions

Tehran has achieved its highest level of oil exports for at least two years, surpassing the previous high of 1.3 million barrels a day despite Washington's sanctions, Iranian Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Ehsan Khandouzi has confirmed.

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