Several countries have appealed to the Trump administration to lift the existing sanctions against Iran to enable the government to fight the Coronavirus outbreak in the country
The imperialist bloc led by the United States continues to impose and implement debilitating sanctions on countries such as Iran, Venezuela, and Cuba. This is only worsening the Covid-19 pandemic.
Is this not the time for the imperialist bloc, led by the United States of America, to end the sanctions against Cuba, Iran, Venezuela, and a series of other countries?
The elections to the Majlis that are scheduled for February 21 are taking place at a time of intense diplomatic and political aggression by the US. This has strengthened the conservative sections in the country
The case of Iranian student Hossein Abadi marks the tenth such deportation in less than a year. The news of his deportation led to a protest at the international terminal of the Logan airport in Boston
The announcement comes after the UK, France and Germany proposed the invocation of the dispute settlement mechanism in the UNSC – a move that Iran alleges is based on US diktats
Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the decision by three major European countries to activate the conflict resolution mechanism for the Iran nuclear deal which could lead to further sanctions on Iran.
Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif said that Germany, France and the UK, which are signatories to the deal, had failed to provide necessary safeguards to Iran against the illegal sanctions imposed by the US
The Iranian government admitted on Friday that the plane was accidentally shot down a few hours after its attacks on bases housing US soldiers in Iraq on January 3
Besides being of some symbolic and political significance, the resolution does not have any legal value and is non-binding
Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei has called the move a “slap in the face for US” and has demanded the end of US presence in the region