News ID: 313931
Published: 0157 GMT June 15, 2021

Rouhani: World should be aware of US economic crimes against Iran

Rouhani: World should be aware of US economic crimes against Iran

President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday said the world needs to be informed about crimes perpetrated by former US president Donald Trump through his economic war against Iran.

Rouhani said it is necessary to present the public with the document on the crime of imposing an economic war on Iran and the criminals who imposed such unprecedented and inclusive sanctions, in order to inform the whole world about the Trump administration’s inhumane crimes against the Iranian nation, Tasnim News Agency reported.

Pointing to the dire consequences of the economic war on Iran’s economic development and the lives of people, the president said, “Crime against humanity is normally perceived by public opinion as war and military clashes, while the sanctions and economic war should also be considered and registered as a silent crime against humanity.”

“As a victim of such inhumane measures, Iran will present the world with documents on the crimes committed by the imposers of sanctions,” he stated.

Hailing the Iranian nation’s resistance and his administration’s handling of the situation against the economic war and sanctions, Rouhani said: “Apart from the document on Trump’s crimes that obstructed a country and a nation’s development and progress and harmed the livelihood of people and even the health and medical sector, the document on the resistance and management of the fight against the economic war should also be presented to the world.”

Iran has been under a series of sanctions imposed by the US since 2018, when Trump withdrew Washington from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

The US unleashed the so-called maximum pressure campaign and targeted the Iranian nation with the “toughest ever” restrictive measures.







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