Trump reiterates to Macron the US will not drop Iran sanctions

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© Getty Images President Trump on Thursday spoke with French President Emmanuel Macron and reiterated to him that the United States would not relieve Iran of economic sanctions. The two leaders also agreed it was imperative to “curb Iran’s actions threatening freedom of … Read More

Venezuela Rejects ‘Illegal’ Sanctions by Canada

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Trump, Canada’s Trudeau discussed trade, NAFTA. | Photo: Reuters Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza rejected the “illegal application” of new sanctions against Venezuela. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela Jorge Arreaza firmly condemned Canada’s illegal decision to impose sanctions against 43 individuals of Venezuela … Read More

Iran Sanctions: India’s Options

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Once again, India is caught in the middle of a conflict between the US and Iran. During the earlier round of sanctions, India had succeeded in deftly manoeuvring through the sanctions regime, keeping its relations with both countries intact, if … Read More

Iran protests broaden as U.S. sanctions takes toll on the economy

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The unrest signaled widespread unease after the U.S. decision to withdraw from Tehran’s nuclear deal and restore sanctions on the country. Protesters chant slogans at the old grand bazaar in Tehran, Iran, on Monday.Iranian Labor News Agency / AP DUBAI, … Read More

Iran Bans US Dollar in Trade Activities to Beat Sanctions

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Mehdi Kasraeipour, the Central Bank of Iran’s director of foreign exchange rules and policies, said the move is unlikely to meet with resistance. Iran has banned the use of the U.S. dollar in all trade transactions, prohibiting businesses from registering import orders using the currency. … Read More