Economy 02-11-2018

Iran: US sanctions disrupt world trade

The US sanctions have disturbed the national interests of several countries, as well as world trade, highlights an Iranian politician.

"The US economic war with the title of 'new sanctions', not only targets the people of Iran, it also entails harmful consequences for the nations of other countries, and disturbs the international trade situation, "Iran's permanent representative to the Organization of the United Nations (UN), Qolamali Joshru.

His statements have taken place in the General Assembly of the United Nations (UNGA), where the resolution 'Need to end the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba' was approved on the same day with 189 votes to favor and two against.

According to Joshru, Washington is addicted to applying sanctions to other countries, and the example that demonstrates it is its unilateral withdrawal of the 2015 nuclear agreement between Tehran and the then Group 5 + 1 (USA, the United Kingdom, France, Russia). and China, plus Germany), ratified by resolution 2231 of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).

After abandoning the nuclear agreement, officially called Integral Action Plan Joint (PIAC or JCPOA, for its acronym in English), US President Donald Trump, ordered in August toreimpose a first round of sanctions on Iran.

This measurement of the Administration of Trump showed that the North American country is not reliable and does not fulfill its commitments, affirmed the Iranian politician.

He also noted that countries affected by US embargoes they can cope with United States unilateral measures through joint cooperation.

According to the official, the imposition of sanctions on other countries highlights the inability of the United States. to understand the complexities of the world.

Regarding the "illegal and unilateral" blockade of Cuba, Joshru reiterated Tehran's support for Havana and maintained that Washington's commercial siege has caused great damage to the economy of the Central American country.

"Unfortunately, US authorities still use the rhetoric of the Cold War in the 21st century and instead of learning from the (...) catastrophic policies in Cuba and the Middle East region, they apply new embargoes against the leaders of Cuba," he said. the Iranian representative to the UN.

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez declared on Thursday that the US blockade It is anchored in the Cold War and is a violation of international humanitarian


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