sanctions

European businesses fully support humanitarian assistance to Iran: Eurochambres president

President of the Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Eurochambres) says that the European businesses fully support past and current EU efforts to provide humanitarian assistance to Iran and will continue to do so.

Iran Chamber

Europe’s INSTEX finally makes first deal with Iran

Germany’s foreign ministry has said that the system that was set up by Britain, France and Germany to enable trade with Iran, dubbed INSTEX, finally concluded its first transaction, facilitating the export of medical goods.

Trade

US extends Iraq’s waivers to import Iran electricity, gas

The United States Thursday granted Iraq a 30-day waiver to keep importing Iranian gas despite American sanctions.

Energy

EU urges international aid for Iran in coronavirus fight

The EU on Monday urged the international community to send humanitarian aid to Iran to help its coronavirus fight, arguing that such steps would not breach US sanctions.

Society Economy

Pakistan PM urges US to lift Iran sanctions amid virus outbreak

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has urged US President Donald Trump to lift unilateral sanctions that his administration has imposed on Iran as Tehran is engaged in a diligent fight against the ongoing pandemic of the deadly new coronavirus, known as COVID-19.

Society Economy

’Iran only country that cannot buy medical items due to US bans’

Tehran’s ambassador to Madrid says Iran is the only country in the world that cannot buy medicine and medical equipment from the global market because of America’s “cruel and inhumane” sanctions, which are hindering the country’s fight against a coronavirus outbreak.

Society Economy

ICCIMA urges ICC, int’l business community to help Iran fight coronavirus

President of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) has urged International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the international business community to help Iran in its fight against the new coronavirus outbreak.

Iran Chamber

US not banning medicine flow to Iran, very big lie: Zanganeh

Bijan Namdar Zanganeh has lashed out at the United States for claims that Iran’s import of medicine and other humanitarian goods are exempt from Washington’s unilateral sanctions.

Society Economy

Iran skeptical about US waiver to Swiss humanitarian initiative

The governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has expressed doubts about the practicality of a decision by the US government to allow Switzerland to use Iranian finances to ship food and medicine into the country.

Trade

Companies leaving Iran, not in future trade priority: Deputy FM

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister has said that foreign companies complying with US sanctions against the country will "not be placed in priority" in regards to the future of the Iranian economy.

Trade