President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi said Iran gained more achievements in defense and nuclear industries despite imposition of severe sanctions by the country’s enemies, stressing that they cannot hinder Iran's success.
Iran said unilateral US sanctions on developing countries have violated the indisputable and basic principles of human rights of these nations, stressing that such illegal restrictive measures amount to crime against humanity and contradict the goals of development.
The administration of US President Joe Biden lifted sanctions on two Iranian industrial entities but said there is “no change in US sanctions policy toward Iran,” and described the move as irrelevant to talks on the possible revival of a multilateral nuclear agreement with Tehran.
Iran’s permanent mission to the United Nations censured the United States for imposing inhumane restrictive measures against Iran, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, saying the sanctions deprived the country of its right to have access to vaccines at the appropriate time.
The UK Labour Party conference voted in favour of a motion to identify Israel as a regime practicing the crime of apartheid, making it the first major political party in Europe to adopt such a position. The motion commits the Labour Party to implementing sanctions including ceasing UK-Israel arms trade and trade with illegal Israeli settlements.
President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi rejected the imposition of sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program as “completely baseless” as he met Austria’s new Ambassador to Tehran Wolf Dietrich Heim on Sunday.
The United States has imposed sanctions on Lebanon and Kuwait-based financial conduits as well as financial facilitators and front companies that accused of funding and supporting the Lebanese resistance group Hezbollah and Iran.
Iran on Saturday blasted the administration of US President Joe Biden for taking “the failed path” of its predecessor a day after Washington imposed sanctions on four Iranians over an alleged plot to kidnap an Iranian-American.
Russian Foreign Ministry condemned "unilateral and illegitimate” sanctions imposed by Britain and the United States on several Russian officials and entities for what they claim was poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny last year.
Cuba’s Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez rejected new sanctions imposed by Washington, saying that such measures reflect double standards of a government used to manipulation and lies to maintain the blockade against the South American country.