United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council on Saturday he cannot take any action on a U.S. declaration that all U.N. sanctions on Iran had been reimposed because “there would appear to be uncertainty” on the issue.
EU supported the application of the “humanitarian exception” so that sanctions are suspended amid the countries' efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic.
Joe Biden called on the Trump administration to immediately lift Iran sanctions which have hampered Iran’s efforts to curb the coronavirus.
The World health Organization has sent its experts to Iran to evaluate Iran’s response to the Coronavirus and provide support where there’s a need.
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday that Washington would end all sanctions on Iran when Tehran fulfilled necessary conditions.
French Ambassador to Iran Philippe Thiébaud yesterday met Chairman of Iran’s Chamber of Commerce Mr. Gholam-Hossein Shafei and during the meeting he announced his country is looking for a formula to eliminate the U.S. unilateral sanctions against Iran.
Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani spoke out against Washington’s decision not to extend sanctions waivers on exports of Iranian oil, saying the US’ unwise move hurt the countries that rely on the supplies.