Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman denied reports about temporary lifting of part of sanctions against the Islamic Republic, stressing that according to the Iran nuclear deal, the United States is required to lift all sanctions reimposed on Tehran following its pullout from the agreement.
China imposed sanctions on 11 US citizens including legislators on Monday in response to the US imposition of sanctions on 11 Hong Kong and Chinese officials accused of curtailing political freedoms in the financial hub.
Turkey’s Parliament speaker stressed his country’s opposition to the cruel sanctions the US has imposed on Iran amid the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, calling for enhanced cooperation between Ankara and Tehran in various fields.
A prominent Iranian lawyer criticized the illegal sanctions imposed by the United States on Iran, which have seriously affected the treatment of Iranian patients and stressed the need to punish those who have imposed the sanctions.
Iran will not open talks with the United States that will only benefit Donald Trump, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said Friday, stressing that the US president's sanctions policy has failed.
The EU's diplomatic chief on Friday attacked the US over its use of economic sanctions while citing Iran as one of the victims of the American policy, after Washington opened the way to measures over Russia's controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline.