Posts Tagged ‘sanctions’

Iran rejects U.S. sanctions, joint statement with E3 and Arab states 

Iran rejects U.S. sanctions, joint statement with E3 and Arab states  – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iran has reacted to the U.S. move in imposing sanctions and issuing a joint statement with a number of European and Arab countries on Iran.  On the sanctions, which were imposed on six Iranian individuals for allegedly interfering in the […]

Lifting ‘cruel’ sanctions will lead to stronger Iranian involvement in regional arrangements: FM

Lifting ‘cruel’ sanctions will lead to stronger Iranian involvement in regional arrangements: FM – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iran’s foreign minister on Wednesday expressed hope that a lifting of Washington’s “illegitimate” and “cruel” sanctions will lead to closer interactions between Iran and the 21-member Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA). “More than two decades of active work […]

Iran Slams Use of Sanctions as ‘Blind Instruments’ to Pressure Nations

Nov 17 2021 By Staff, Agencies A senior Iranian diplomat has slammed the use of sanctions as “blunt and blind instruments” to exert pressure on world states, saying reforms are needed to prevent the United Nations’ Security Council [UNSC] from resorting to embargos that merely punish an entire nation but fail to contribute to international […]

Iran reprimands sanctions as ‘blunt and blind instruments’

Iran reprimands sanctions as ‘blunt and blind instruments’ – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iran’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN on Tuesday censured the use of sanctions as “blunt and blind instruments” to exert pressure on countries. Majid Takht-Ravanchi said reforms are needed to prevent the United Nations Security Council from resorting to embargos that […]

Iran serious to bring an end to all sanctions, Raisi tells Putin

Iran serious to bring an end to all sanctions, Raisi tells Putin – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – During a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said the Islamic Republic is serious in the talks to bring an end to all sanctions against the Iranian nation. The remarks by the […]

Lifting sanctions entail practical steps by the West: expert

Lifting sanctions entail practical steps by the West: expert – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – An expert on international affairs says the U.S. administration should know that Iran, as it has repeatedly stated, will respond in kind to any step taken by the other parties. In proportion to a lifting of sanctions and return of other parties […]

EU to Broaden Belarus Sanctions on Monday Over Migrant Crisis: Borrell

A group of migrants moves along the Belarusian-Polish border towards a camp to join those gathered at the spot and aiming to enter EU member Poland, in the Grodno region on Nov. 12, 2021. (Leonid Shcheglov/Belta/AFP via Getty Images) PARIS—EU foreign ministers will widen sanctions on Belarus on Monday to include airlines and travel agencies […]

Lavrov: Russia to Advocate Removal of Sanctions on Iran in Next Round of Vienna Talks

Nov 13 2021 By Staff, Agencies Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Moscow will advocate the lifting of sanctions on Iran and the full implementation of a nuclear deal – known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action [JCPOA] – between Iran and a number of other countries in the upcoming talks slated to start […]

Russia says U.S. must revise Iran sanctions policy to revive nuclear deal

Russia says U.S. must revise Iran sanctions policy to revive nuclear deal – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Thursday that the United States needs to revise its policy of draconian sanctions against Iran so as to help revitalize the 2015 nuclear agreement, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of […]

Are Nicaraguan Migrants Escaping ‘Repression’—Or Economic Sanctions?

“Record numbers” of migrants are coming into the United States from Nicaragua, according to Newsweek (7/29/21), which blames the increase on “arbitrary arrests and human rights abuses” by the Nicaraguan government. Former Sandinista leader Sergio Ramírez, writing for El Salvador’s El Faro (8/20/21), claims that “repression” by President Daniel Ortega’s Sandinista government is causing a “dramatic growth” in migration […]

Sanctions as a weapon targeting development

Illustration by Nathaniel St. Clair The United Nations is currently sanctioning groups in Somalia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Sudan, Libya, Guinea-Bissau, the Central African Republic, South Sudan, Mali. Sanctions in Non-African countries include Iraq, Yemen, the Islamic State and al-Qaeda, the Taliban, Lebanon, and North Korea. The Security Council states that “since 1966, the […]

US Senators Urge Biden to Avoid India Sanctions Over Russian Deal

NEW DELHI—Two U.S. senators have urged President Joe Biden to waive sanctions against India over its purchase of Russia’s S-400 air defense system, saying such a punitive measure would endanger growing cooperation. India signed a $5.5 billion deal with Russia in 2018 for five of the surface-to-air missile systems for defense against longtime adversary Pakistan, […]

The United States Is Doubling Down On Deadly Sanctions

Above photo: Evelyn Hockstein, Reuters. New Treasury Report Ordered by President Biden Shows US is Intensifying its Economic Warfare Despite the COVID-19 Pandemic. Washington, DC – The 2021 Sanctions Review Report released by the United States Department of the Treasury on October 18 is an ominous warning. This unsigned report should set off international alarm […]

US Sanctions Cambodian Leaders Amid US-China Rivalry

The Southeast Asian country of Cambodia, inhabited by 16 million people, and still recovering from the decades of turmoil that surrounded America’s war with Vietnam, finds itself once again targeted by the US for standing in the way of Washington’s regional ambitions.  At first glance by ordinary readers, the Radio Free Asia (RFA) article, “US […]

U.S. Drops Donald Trump-Imposed Sanctions Against Two Iran Companies

The Biden administration announced Saturday sanctions imposed by Donald Trump against two Iranian companies that backed Tehran’s illicit nuclear missile programs will be lifted immediately. UPI reports the U.S. Treasury Department removed Mammut Industries and its subsidiary, Mammut Diesel, from its Specially Designated Nationals list. The Trump administration sanctioned the companies in September 2020 along with several shareholders and […]

Canada Breaks Sanctions Imposed on Iran: Recommends Administration of Iranian Vaccine

Posted on October 8, 2021 by uprootedpalestinians  October 8, 2021  By Staff In a guidance document titled: “COVID-19 Guidance for Individuals Vaccinated Outside of Ontario/Canada”, Canada’s Ministry of Health [MOH] officially authorizes Iran’s Barekat COVID-19 vaccine – an indirect recognition of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s efforts in the medical field as well as in […]

Iran ready to resolve global energy crisis if sanctions lifted: minister

TEHRAN – Iranian Oil Minister Javad Oji has said the country is ready to resolve the global energy crisis provided that the oppressive U.S. sanctions are lifted. “The Islamic Republic has shown several times its goodwill to help stabilize the oil market and resolve the global energy crisis, but the oppressive U.S. sanctions hinder us […]

Stop US Sanctions: ‘You Don’t Feel Them, But They Are Killing Our People’

NOTE: In April of this year, my family had a medical emergency that required most of my time and attention. The result is that I am now the sole legal and physical guardian of two young children with significant needs. I hope to return to writing a regular newsletter now that they are in school. […]

EU powerless in face of U.S. sanctions on Russia and Iran: expert

EU powerless in face of U.S. sanctions on Russia and Iran: expert – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – A consultant in European and international affairs believes that the EU is absent and powerless when it comes to U.S. unilateral sanctions against other countries. “The position of the European Union is absent and powerless on the American sanctions […]

Kuwait: legal expert comments on US sanctions 

A senior legal expert in Kuwait has commented on the Biden administration’s imposition of sanctions on two Kuwaiti citizens for their involvement in support for Hezbollah and Iran. The US Treasury announced the sanctions on Friday against a new network which is alleged to support, finance, and launder money for Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement and Iran’s […]

ICCIMA head calls on govt. to pursue privatization, lifting sanctions

ICCIMA head calls on govt. to pursue privatization, lifting sanctions – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Head of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) has called on the government to support production by pursuing the removal of the U.S. sanction and implementing privatization. Making the remarks during the 16th ICCIMA board meeting on Sunday, […]

US Sen. Says “Unnerving” to See Sanctions Meaningless Amid Iran Fuel Shipments to Lebanon

September 18, 2021  By Staff, Agencies A senior US Senate member has acknowledged that America’s tough sanctions against Lebanon have been largely ineffective as the Arab country has been receiving desperately-needed fuel from Iran, which is itself under severe sanctions imposed by Washington. In a Twitter post on Friday, Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign […]

US Sanctions Iranian Operatives Over Alleged Plot to Kidnap Journalist

WASHINGTON—The United States has sanctioned four Iranian intelligence operatives behind a failed plot to kidnap a U.S. journalist and human rights activist, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Friday. The sanctions come after U.S. prosecutors in July charged the four with plotting to kidnap the New York-based journalist who was critical of Tehran. Reuters previously […]

Resistance Shoulders Economic Responsibilities As the US Administration’s Sanctions Cripple Lebanon

August 26, 2021 By Mohammad Youssef The US economic financial war and tightened blockade against the countries that opposes Washington politics and strategies has become a fixed American policy; Lebanon is no exception in this context. Even though the US administration designates Lebanon as a friendly state and claims to have the best relations with […]

Afghanistan: Chinese Reconstruction vs. US Sanctions

Beijing now has a key opportunity to demonstrate the stark contrast between its brand of foreign policy and Washington’s through its own plan to aid in the reconstruction of Afghanistan. A Global Times piece titled, “China to offer ‘genuine’ aid in Afghanistan’s economic reconstruction amid chaotic transition,” in title alone infers that the US – […]

Venezuela Is The Fifth Country With Most ‘Sanctions’ In The World

Above Photo: Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodríguez presenting the latest report sent to the International Criminal Court on the illegal sanctions issue. The Office of the Vice President of Venezuela. Says New Report Sent To International Criminal Court. Venezuela has submitted to the Prosecutor’s Office of the International Criminal Court (ICC) a new report containing […]

MintPress News Confronts Senator Cruz On Murderous US Sanctions

Above Photo: Ben Rubinstein / Twitter. Las Vegas — On Saturday, MintPress News’ Ben Rubinstein ran into Senator Ted Cruz at Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport. Recognizing the senator’s long-standing support for economic warfare on the Global South via unilateral coercive measures, or sanctions, Rubinstein jumped at the chance to confront Cruz. “Senator, can you tell […]

Venezuela’s Maduro not opposed to U.S. talks, sanctions “must go”

President Nicolas Maduro says he would not oppose “direct dialogue” with the United States, after a round of preliminary meetings in Mexico City with the Venezuelan opposition. However, for the negotiations to reach a potential agreement, Maduro has demanded that sanctions imposed by the U.S. and Europe must be lifted.  The talks are aimed at […]

Resistance Groups: US Sanctions Won’t Weaken Our Resolve to Defend Iraq

11 Aug 2021 By Staff, Agencies The Iraqi resistance groups targeted by US sanctions said the restrictive measures show that their counter-terrorism campaign poses a challenge to the Americans, stressing that the bans will fail to weaken their resolve to protect the homeland and restore its sovereignty. The Asaib Ahl al-Haq and Kataib Hezbollah, both […]

Germany gets Biden, Atlanticist cabal to back down on sanctions…

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