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INDIA - UNITED STATES - IRAN
Iranian oil: US cancels economic sanctions against India
Malaysia, South Korea, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Turkey and Taiwan are also exempted. For US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, these countries have "significantly reduced" Iranian oil imports. New Delhi downplays the US decision, saying it is based on US domestic law. China could still be hit by sanctions.
08/03/2017 16:14:00 IRAN – UNITED STATES
US attempts to seize Iranian assets to compensate terror victims sparks Iran’s fury
According to the Islamic Republic, the US lawyers’ legal case is "completely unfair". The goal is to use the money to compensate 9/11 victims, including US$ 1.6 billion held in a Luxembourg bank. For Iran’s deputy foreign minister, the action is “unfair and baseless”.
22/04/2010 IRAN – UNITED STATES – CHINA
Beijing trying to “water down” sanctions against Tehran
China has proposed amendments to US-drafted sanctions. The mainland is Iran’s biggest trading partner, and depends on its energy supplies. The United States does not exclude the military option. Turkey offers to mediate.
As he is endorsed President, Ahmadinejad calls for the suppression of weapons of mass destruction
"I hope to remove the seals and resume activities [in the Isfahan facilities] today," says Iran's National Security Council spokesman Ali Agha Mohammadi.
26/07/2007 IRAN – ONU
For Tehran nuclear programme “like breathing”
Iran confirms its intention to go ahead with its uranium enrichment programme, but although taking a hard line on the matter it is still trying to find a deal with UN representatives to stop a new round of sanctions.
16/03/2007 UN - IRAN
For Teheran, Security Council agreement on new sanctions nothing but "Waste Paper”
The draft, drawn up in agreement by the “5+1”, will be discussed next week; predicts block on all arms exports from Iran and freeze on financial assistance. Tehran wants to participate in the session.
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