Posts Tagged ‘sanctions’

US, UK, EU Barbaric Sanctions Are Killing Syrians

The following is a short five minute paper I presented to the Arab International Forum to lift sanctions against Syria which was held on the 6th May 2021:  In order to review the sanctions against Syria, we must see these sadistic, punitive measures in greater context. We must review US UK and EU neocolonialist foreign […]

Between the Lines: Congressional Report Finds US Sanctions to Blame for Venezuela Crisis

May 04th, 2021 By Roger D. Harris2 CommentsFacebookTwitterRedditEmailMore44 CARACAS, VENEZUELA — Venezuela was once one of the most prosperous countries in Latin America. The popular classes enjoyed major advances from the Bolivarian Revolution initiated by Hugo Chávez. Today Venezuela is experiencing an unprecedented economic crisis with severe humanitarian consequences. The U.S. government blames the crisis on the mismanagement and […]

US, UK, EU barbaric sanctions are killing Syrians — The Wall Will Fall

Posted on May 9, 2021 by Zara Ali [embedded content] Syria has been the stage upon which a world war is being fought and our global power balance is being re-calibrated as a result – a balance which does not comply with US allied unipolarity. Russia, Iran, China and the non-aligned axis would see a […]

US Ready to Lift Many Sanctions but Iran Says It Wants More

Iran’s top nuclear negotiator, Abbas Araqchi, attends a meeting of the JCPOA Joint Commission in Vienna, Austria, September 1, 2020. Photo: European Commission EbS – EEAS/Handout via REUTERS The United States has expressed its readiness to lift many of its sanctions on Iran at the Vienna nuclear talks but Tehran is demanding more, top Iranian […]

Iran Says US Has Yet To Offer Enough Sanctions Relief

Above photo: Officials from the six countries still party to the nuclear deal held preparatory talks. EPA. A US official said the Iranians have made ‘unrealistic demands’. The fourth round of talks aimed at reviving the Iran nuclear deal kicked off in Vienna on Friday. Iran’s top negotiator said he believes the US is “serious” about returning […]

US says Iran sanctions will only be lifted if nuclear deal conditions met

The White House said Friday that sanctions on Iran will only be lifted if the country comes back into compliance with the 2015 nuclear agreement. There were no further details given on the potential conditions that would need to be met for the easing of sanctions. Spokesperson Jen Psaki said that progress had been made […]

IRAN WILL LEAVE VIENNA AT THE END OF THE MONTH IF BIDEN DOESN’T LIFT ALL SANCTIONS

By Elijah J. Magnier: Iranian and Western delegations returned to their capitals after the third Vienna round, with optimism emanating from the statements of the gathered officials. Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi issued positive information about the US lifting sanctions on energy, economic sectors, shipping, freedom of transportation, banks, and on many Iranian personalities. The negotiations […]

Lifting U.S. sanctions won’t solve Iran’s problems

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Iran says 60 percent uranium enrichment is reversible if U.S. revokes sanctions

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Syria faces sanctions from chemical weapons watchdog, rejects attack claims

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AFP) — The world’s chemical weapons watchdog will decide this week whether to impose unprecedented sanctions on Syria for its alleged use of toxic arms and failure to declare its arsenal. Member states of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) will weigh a French proposal to suspend Syria’s “rights […]

US expels Russian diplomats and imposes sanctions for hacking

The US has announced it will expel 10 Russian diplomats and impose sanctions against dozens of people and companies, holding the Kremlin accountable for interference in last year’s presidential election and the hacking of federal agencies. The sweeping measures announced on Thursday are meant to punish Russia for actions that US officials say cut to […]

US sanctions Russia for ‘malign’ acts, Moscow reacts angrily

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW  – The United States on Thursday imposed a broad array of sanctions on Russia, including curbs to its sovereign debt market, to punish it for interfering in last year’s US election, cyber-hacking, bullying Ukraine and other alleged “malign” actions. The US government blacklisted Russian companies, expelled Russian diplomats and barred US banks from buying sovereign bonds […]

For JCPOA Re-entry, Biden Must Tear Down This Sanctions Wall

Above photo: Adao/Shutterstock. It was clear from the outset: Returning to the Iran Nuclear Deal was not a matter of nuclear technicalities or diplomatic savvy. It was and remains primarily a matter of political will and political capital. Though all eyes will be on the start of formal talks in Vienna this week, the real […]

Trump sanctions could ruin Biden’s attempt to rejoin Iran deal -analysis

Among the obstacles that might block the US and Iran from returning to their 2015 nuclear deal is the sanctions infrastructure left behind by the Trump administration. If US president Donald Trump had merely snapped back the sanctions instituted in Barack Obama’s era, it would have been much easier for US President Joe Biden’s administration […]

Iran summons Portuguese ambassador over EU sanctions

TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry has summoned the Portuguese Ambassador to Tehran, Carlos Costa Neves, to protest at the European Union’s “impudent” move to blacklist a number of Iranian officials and bodies. “Following the European Union’s impudent move to put the names of several Iranian officials and institutions on its list of human rights […]

EU Sanctions Iran, Netanyahu Goes On The Offensive After ‘Nuclear Terrorism’

The day following the reported Israeli attack on Iran’s Natanz Nuclear site this Monday, the European Union has decided to place sanctions on Iran over alleged human rights abuses, further fanning the flames of all out war in the Middle East. The EU has sanctioned 8 prominent Iranians and 3 entities within the Islamic Republic, […]

EU Sanctions Elite Iran Commander, 7 Others Over 2019 Protests

BRUSSELS—The European Union has imposed sanctions on eight Iranian commanders and police chiefs, including the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards, over a deadly crackdown in November 2019, the bloc said in its Official Journal on April 12. The travel bans and asset freezes are the first EU sanctions on Iran for human rights abuses […]

Iran weighs counter-sanctions, stops cooperation with EU in key areas after Brussels blacklists officials over protest crackdown

Tehran will suspend its cooperation with Brussels in several areas, the foreign ministry has announced, in response to EU sanctions on Iranian military and police chiefs over the “lethal suppression” of protesters. Iran is considering reciprocal sanctions and will stop all “comprehensive talks” with the EU on human rights, terrorism, illicit drugs and refugees, foreign […]

Does Canada’s Unilateral Sanctions Regime Violate International Law?

Above photo: iStock. Sanctions constitute a form of collective punishment and could be considered a war crime under the Fourth Geneva Convention. Is Canada breaking international law when it applies to unilateral coercive economic measures, commonly referred to as sanctions? Most countries and international law experts believe sanctions are only legitimate when approved by the […]

EU sanctions top Iranian commanders over 2019 uprising

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EU-brokered Iran nuclear talks progressing, but sanctions remain a sticking point

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State Dept says US prepared to lift Iran sanctions, but warns of ‘long road ahead’ amid indirect talks to revive nuclear pact

The US State Department has signaled willingness to drop sanctions on Iran that conflict with the 2015 nuclear pact, but suggested Tehran would still have to make concessions of its own – a notion that Iran previously rejected. “We are prepared to take the steps necessary to return to compliance with the JCPOA, including by […]

U.S. ready to partially lift Iran sanctions to push return to nuclear accord

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Chinese diplomat urges U.S. to lift all illegal sanctions against Iran

TEHRAN – A Chinese envoy on Tuesday urged the United States to lift all illegal sanctions against Iran and its “long-arm jurisdiction” against third-party entities and individuals, including those from China, CGTN reported. The Chinese envoy made remarks during the talks on the Iran nuclear deal in Vienna. Senior diplomats from China, France, Germany, Russia, […]

Biden lifts Trump sanctions on ICC prosecutors

The Biden administration has lifted sanctions on International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutors Fatou Bensouda and Phakiso Mochochoko. Former president Donald Trump imposed the sanctions via Executive Order in June 2020, after it was announced that the court would investigate potential U.S. war crimes in Afghanistan. The ICC has also launched a probe into whether Israel committed war […]

Biden’s Iran envoy: U.S. has to lift sanctions inconsistent with nuclear deal 

TEHRAN – Washington has to lift those sanctions that are inconsistent with the 2015 nuclear deal if Iran is prepared to reverse its retaliatory measures in reducing its commitments to the deal, Robert Malley, President Biden’s special envoy for Iran, has said. Malley’s remarks came after the Joint Commission of the JCPOA, which is led by […]

Iran Rejects ‘Step-By-Step’ Lifting of Sanctions – Press TV

An Iranian flag flutters in front of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) headquarters in Vienna, Austria September 9, 2019. Photo: REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger/ Iran’s government wants the United States to lift all sanctions on its country and rejects any “step-by-step” easing of the restrictions, Iranian state broadcaster Press TV reported on Saturday. The two countries […]

European Union lauds US decision to drop sanctions against ICC prosecutor

The European Union on Saturday welcomed the United States’ lifting of sanctions imposed by former leader Donald Trump on the International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor. Trump’s top diplomat hit Fatou Bensouda and another senior court official with financial sanctions and visa bans last year after the prosecutor launched an investigation into alleged war crimes by […]

Iran’s foreign ministry rejects ‘step-by-step’ lifting of sanctions

Iran’s government wants the United States to lift all sanctions on its country and rejects any “step-by-step” easing of the restrictions, Iranian state broadcaster Press TV reported on Saturday. The two countries said on Friday they would hold indirect talks in Vienna from next week as part of broader negotiations to revive the 2015 nuclear […]

Iran rejects ‘step-by-step’ lifting of U.S. sanctions, state media reports

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