USA has published a list of sanctions against Iran

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USA has made more than 700 individuals, organizations, aircraft and ships to Iran in the sanctions list. This was announced by the U.S. Treasury Department.

So, the list includes airline Iran Air, the atomic energy Organization of Iran, and 70 financial institutions, including 14 of the largest banks. Washington accuses them of funding «destabilizing activities».

Those who will continue to conduct business with them, you risk to fall under the secondary US sanctions. However, seven countries have received temporary exceptions: China (including Taiwan), India, Italy, Greece, Japan, South Korea and Turkey.

The Finance Ministry emphasized that this is the largest lump measures against Tehran.

It is noted that the sanctions will impose «unprecedented financial pressure on the Iranian regime», which allows «to agree on a comprehensive deal that will permanently prevent Iran’s acquisition of nuclear weapons and stop the development of ballistic missiles.»

The Minister of Finance Steven Mnuchin said that Tehran will face increasing financial exclusion and economic stagnation. In turn, Secretary of state Mike Pompeo said that the new deal with Iran on the nuclear issue, is possible.

The Iranian authorities reacted sharply to the new sanctions. President Hassan Rouhani said that the country would continue to sell oil and make Washington «to regret.» But Iran’s Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that sanctions the US wanted to cripple the country’s economic growth, however, only strengthened the self-sufficiency of Tehran.

Sanctions against Iran

Iran and the six international mediators (Russia, USA, UK, China, France, Germany) signed in 2015, the document on the settlement of the Iranian nuclear issue. The parties adopted the AGREEMENT, which was shot in Iran previously imposed because of the nuclear developments of economic and financial sanctions from the UN security Council, US and EU.

Trump has repeatedly criticized the deal and in may of 2018 announced its withdrawal from the agreement. He accused Tehran of uranium enrichment and the development of prohibited weapons contrary to the terms of the agreement after Israel announced the availability of relevant intelligence. Other members of the «six» condemned the actions of the United States. The European partners of Washington have stressed that they intend to continue to comply with the terms of the transaction.

Then trump said about the restoration of all restrictions, including secondary, that is, in respect of other States doing business with Iran.

Part of the sanctions began on August 7. American authorities have repeatedly stated that they intend to bring Iranian oil exports down to zero.

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