Trump confirms return of Iran sanctions, says open to new 'comprehensive' deal
Aug 07, 2018, 00:44
The arrival of the ATR72-600 airplanes at Tehran's Mehrabad International Airport represented perhaps the last benefits Iran will see under the nuclear deal after President Donald Trump withdrew from it in May.
He said Iran is the world's foremost sponsor of terrorism, and that Mr. Trump is intent on getting them to "behave like a normal country".
Referring to the 73rd anniversary of the USA dropping an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, Zarif said, "today in 1945, United States became 1st & only country to ever use nukes".
"I do not have any precondition if the USA administration is prepared today", Rouhani said on Monday.
The sanctions will take effect as widespread protests grip Iran with citizens calling for regime change.
Iran "has treated its people very poorly, and that's led to terror. U.S. hypocrisy knows no bounds".
"An informed diplomatic source said Sunday that Saudi Arabia had agreed to grant a visa to the head. of Iran's interests section", reported the state-owned IRNA Iranian news agency adding that "Observers saw this.as a positive diplomatic step in Tehran-Riyadh relations".
The UK, France and Germany - which were also parties to the 2015 accord along with Russian Federation and China - have expressed "deep regret" at the United States move.
Administration officials said the snapback sanctions would limit Iran's ability to purchase US dollar banknotes, would impede the country's ability to trade gold and precious metals and would prohibit Iran from selling or transferring Iranian graphite, as well as aluminum, steel, coal and software used to integrate industrial processes.
A joint statement from European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and the foreign ministers of France, Germany and the United Kingdom says the nuclear deal - or Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) - is "crucial" for global security. But French oil group Total and carmaker PSA have already indicated they are likely to pull out of Iran.
On Monday, Trump called the pact a "horrible, one-sided deal" that failed to block Iran's nuclear aspirations and "threw a lifeline of cash to a murderous dictatorship that has continued to spread bloodshed, violence, and chaos". We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.
The US officials offered no dollar value on the expected impact on Iran's economy.
While on the campaign trail and after taking office, Trump has panned the Iran deal-officially titled the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)-as a disaster.
"Reimposition of nuclear-related sanctions through today's actions further intensifies pressure on Tehran to change its conduct", Trump said.
With US sanctions against Iran officially going back into place on August 6, the Iranian government is scrambling to take some last minute measures to shore up their economy, and particularly their currency, before the sanctions start to hit.
Also on Sunday, officials arrested Ahmad Araghchi, a vice governor in charge of foreign exchange at the Central Bank of Iran (CBI), and several unidentified individuals, according to the judiciary.
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