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Iranian and Russian foreign ministers in a statement on Tuesday underlined opposing the unilateralism of the United States and some of its Western allies in the international arena.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the country has achieved a positive economic growth without reliance on petrodollars and despite being under the pressure of sanctions.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that Europeans have not been able to pursue an independent policy against the US regarding the Iran’s arms embargo.
In the wake of the E3 call for more cooperation between Iran, IAEA, the Permanent Representative to the international organizations in Vienna Kazem Gharibabadi criticized the E3 for their weak stance and measures towards the JCPOA case and urged them to prevent creating an unnecessary crisis.
Like its Latin American ally, Venezuela, Iran appears to be rebranding its crude oil destined for China in Malaysia to circumvent U.S. sanctions.
President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that the Iranian government is determined to released the country’s frozen assets held abroad.
Chief of Staff of Presidential Office Mahmoud Vaezi on Tuesday urged South Korea to facilitate Iran’s access to its assets recently frozen by South Korean banks.
In late December, US President Donald Trump signed the Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act. The document, which sanctions almost all Syrian economic and trade activities, as well as the country’s government officials, is due to come into force in mid-June.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said we will not let the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to become a tool for ending Iran nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Tuesday that some 115 more Iranians have died of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 9,065.