Friday, August 23, 2019 03:56

US sanctions on Iran

Iran warns sanctions would threaten nuclear deal

The Iranian foreign minister says new sanctions against Iran would jeopardize the achievements of the nuclear negotiations.

Mohammad Javad Zarif, who met with his U.S. counterpart on Friday on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, said: “We have an agreement that looks ahead to achieving a final comprehensive agreement. Anyone who destroys this deal, in my opinion, should be isolated by the global community, be it the U.S. Congress or any other.” » read more

Obama promises no new sanctions on Iran

U.S. President Barack Obama vowed once more that he will veto any effort by Congress to place new sanctions on Iran. In his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, Obama said he will veto any new sanctions bill because he believes such a bill would undo the progress they have made so far through diplomacy. » read more

U.S. expands sanctions on Iran

The United States has announced new sanctions on over 25 individuals and companies including a number of Iranian banks, financial institutions, and aviation companies as well as a number of foreign companies. » read more

Boeing deal with Iran ends 35-year impasse

The U.S. aviation company Boeing has announced a new agreement to provide airplane parts for Islamic Republic airlines, the first such agreement in 35 years.

AFP reported on Wednesday July 23 that Boeing documents indicate the U.S. company will provide parts and service to Iran in connection with flight safety. » read more

Iran announces acquisition of passenger planes

Iran’s minister of transportation and urban development announced that Iran has purchased six passenger airplanes. » read more

U.S. relaxes restrictions on Iranians studying in U.S.

The U.S. Treasury has announced that it has lifted some restrictions on Iranian students and universities. » read more

U.S. seeks goodwill, lifts sanctions on Iranian broadcaster

The Obama administration says it has temporarily dropped sanctions on Iran’s state broadcaster in a move aimed at building confidence in the nuclear negotiations with Iran. » read more

Iran angered by U.S. making additions to blacklist

The Iranian foreign ministry has condemned Washington’s recent expansion of its blacklist of entities dealing with Iran, saying Iran is prepared to respond in kind to this move. » read more

U.S. relaxes sanctions on Iran after nuclear inspections

The United States has followed suit with the EU and canceled a number of sanctions against Iran in accordance with the Geneva agreement reached in November. » read more

White House dares senators to admit their goal is war

The White House has reiterated its opposition to further sanctions on Iran, daring the U.S. senators pushing for those sanctions to admit they are looking for outright war. » read more