Iran’s oil have been struggling with internal and external sanctions for decades, and this pressure from both sides has impeded the industry to achieve its proper status.
The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on his Wednesday remarks said officials have decided to continue talks with P4+1 countries on the JCPOA but warned against protraction of talks and once again reiterated that Iran would only return to its commitments under the accord once it has verified that all U.S. sanctions have been removed.
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has warned against protracted talks aimed at reviving the 2015 nuclear deal, reiterating that Iran will only return to its commitments under the accord once it has verified that all U.S. sanctions have been removed.
A source close to the Vienna talks says a possible US removal of JCPOA-related sanctions is not enough, and that all sanctions, including those re-labeled under the former US administration, will have to be terminated.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araghchi said on Saturday that Iran favors the JCPOA model and lifting every sanction by Trump’s term.
President Hassan Rouhani has denounced U.S. sanctions on Iran as “economic terrorism,” underlining that these measures failed to bring the Iranian people to their knees.
Biden administration move bars two members of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps from entering the US.
After the US lifts sanctions and rejoins the JCPOA, Iran will expect some form of compensation, foreign minister Zarif says.
A senior Iranian official has reaffirmed that Tehran will return to full compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal only after the US lifts all the sanctions imposed on the country.
A coordinated move by the US, UK, and EU to strengthen the nuclear agreement could pave the way to reducing tensions.