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  • US imposes sanctions on Indian company over alleged Iran oil deal

    US imposes sanctions on Indian company over alleged Iran oil deal

    India has abided by the sanctions imposed by the US on Tehran and its companies have refrained from importing petroleum products from Iran.

    September 30, 2022
  • Ukraine proposes new sanctions on Russia

    Ukraine proposes new sanctions on Russia

    In particular, the draft law stipulates a ban on transferring funds from Ukraine to Russia-related individuals and legal entities.

    August 9, 2022
  • Sanctions on Russian grain exports must be removed to improve food markets: Putin

    Sanctions on Russian grain exports must be removed to improve food markets: Putin

    The President expressed hope that all the restrictions will be waived in order to improve the situation in international food markets.

    July 20, 2022
  • China says sanctions make world economy worse amid pressure to condemn Russia

    China says sanctions make world economy worse amid pressure to condemn Russia

    Amid a mounting pressure on China, especially from the US to condemn the Russian actions in Ukraine.

    May 6, 2022
  • UK Prime Minster sanctioned by Moscow, Banned from entering Russia

    UK Prime Minster sanctioned by Moscow, Banned from entering Russia

    Russia said that its new sanctions are in response to London's information and political campaign aimed at isolating Russia internationally, containing it and strangling its economy.

    April 16, 2022
  • Towards Multipolarity

    Towards Multipolarity

    The overuse of sanctions and especially its use against Russia since 2014 has led to a self-reliant Russian economy that is eighty per cent self-sufficient in consumer goods

    March 29, 2022
  • Further tightening

    Further tightening

    President Biden’s plan envisages a ban on US investment in Russia beyond the energy sector. Furthermore, G7 will block Russia's access to funds from the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. “But these are not the last steps we are taking,” he warned. The economic blight is bound to hit Russia hard.

    March 14, 2022
  • Brace for a crash of civilisations

    Brace for a crash of civilisations

    Today, Stalin’s successor Vladimir Putin is to the West both the devil incarnate and Hitler reincarnate. To the angst of political analysts, Putin’s intentions remain (to quote Churchill) “a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma”.

    March 12, 2022
  • On Iran’s terms’

    On Iran’s terms’

    To ensure effective implementation of their demands, the legislators called for an unspecified “verification” process, after which Iran would act to scale back its nuclear advances to come into full compliance with the terms of the JCPOA again. After waiting for a year following the US exit, Iran started gradually boosting its nuclear capabilities in 2019.

    February 22, 2022
  • Easing of sanctions

    Easing of sanctions

    In the aftermath of the militant outfit’s takeover of the country in August, the Biden administration froze $9.5 billion of Afghanistan’s foreign reserves, stopped sending shipments of dollars to the embattled country’s central bank, and even exerted pressure on the IMF to delay plans to transmit emergency reserve funds to the country.

    December 24, 2021
  • ‘US backs humanitarian aid for N.Korea, but sanctions must remain’

    ‘US backs humanitarian aid for N.Korea, but sanctions must remain’

    The remarks from the US State Department official came shortly after UN Special Rapporteur on North Korean Human Rights Tomas Ojea Quintana argued that the sanctions on the North should be eased during the Covid-19 pandemic.

    October 23, 2021
  • Raisi open to ‘useful’ talks on lifting sanctions

    Raisi open to ‘useful’ talks on lifting sanctions

    Regarding Lebanon, Raisi expressed Iran's support for the formation of a strong government that can ensure and protect the rights of the Lebanese.

    September 6, 2021
  • Iran slams US sanctions over ‘kidnapping’ charges

    Iran slams US sanctions over ‘kidnapping’ charges

    The four sanctioned Iranian citizens are senior intelligence official Alireza Shahvaroghi Farahani and intelligence operatives Mahmoud Khazein, Kiya Sadeghi and Omid Noori

    September 5, 2021
  • Trump lawyers may face penalties over Michigan poll case

    Trump lawyers may face penalties over Michigan poll case

    The city also wants the lawyers to face disciplinary hearings in their respective states

    July 12, 2021
  • New Iranian govt won’t change stance on n-deal

    New Iranian govt won’t change stance on n-deal

    We are not in a hurry to reach an agreement, but we will not allow the negotiations to erode, said Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh

    July 7, 2021
  • Russia likely to face new sanctions from US over Navalny

    Russia likely to face new sanctions from US over Navalny

    It will come as soon as we have developed the packages to ensure that we are getting the right targets, says US NSA Jake Sullivan

    June 21, 2021
  • Progress made at Iran nuclear talks: EU official

    Progress made at Iran nuclear talks: EU official

    Enrique Mora deputy secretary-general and political director of the European External Action Service said that they are closer to a deal

    June 21, 2021