On February 7, Iran’s Supreme Leader, the Great Pope Ali Khamenei said the US must lift all sanctions if Washington wants Tehran to reverse its nuclear moves.
On the Twitter page, Archbishop Khamenei emphasized: “Iran has fulfilled its obligations under the 2015 nuclear agreement, not the US and three European countries … If they want Iran to return to its commitments, America must lift all sanctions first. “
Iranian officials have recently repeatedly called on the administration of US President Joe Biden to lift sanctions amid the country’s war against the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Under sanctions imposed by former US President Donald Trump, food, medicine and other humanitarian supplies have been officially exempt, but many foreign banks have been banned from trading with Iran.
In 2018, former President Donald Trump pulled Washington out nuclear deal Iran’s 2015 with world powers aimed at limiting its nuclear program and re-imposing US sanctions that were previously lifted under the nuclear deal.
In response, Iran reduced some of the commitments in the deal, while increasing uranium enrichment levels. Iran confirmed that it is capable of enriching uranium at 90% purity – the level to make nuclear weapons.
Iranian officials also stressed that the country is ready to return to the nuclear deal it signed with the P5 + 1 on the condition of concessions and that the US will compensate Iran for economic losses caused by the orders. punishments caused./.