The Iranian ambassador to the United Nations lambasted US sanctions against ordinary people as well as different sectors of the Iranian economy, including oil and banking, saying such restrictive measures were negatively affecting the daily lives of the general public.
International organizations need to speak out about Washington's economic sanctions that target Iran's food and medicine on top of the economy, an Iranian minister has said, warning of the adverse consequences of the embargoes.
Iran’s envoy to the UN Human Rights Council condemned the US sanctions as a breach of the UN Charter and a major challenge to the Islamic Republic’s efforts to improve the human rights situation in the country.
While US sanctions on Iran's oil industry have slashed the OPEC member's crude exports, oil product sales from the Islamic Republic remain strong at nearly $500 million a month, shipping data and Reuters calculations show.
Turkey will “take reciprocal steps” if the United States imposes sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 defenses, the Turkish foreign minister said on Friday, marking the latest step toward a standoff between the NATO allies.