The United States is still pursuing the campaign of 'maximum pressure' against Iran, US Treasury Secretary said, noting that hard-line national security adviser John Bolton removal has no effect on US hostile policy against Iran.
As the third day of G7 kicks off in Biarritz, France, there is more evidence for a rift between US President and his counterparts in the Group of Seven.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said, "Iran’s move to reduce its JCPOA commitments was the right move and we have demonstrated that there is a limit to our patience”.
Iran’s permanent envoy to Vienna-based international organisations has urged the international community to strongly condemn US sanctioning of Zarif, which is illegal.
Iran's Foreign Minister in a meeting with a group of parliamentarians said that the US is concerned over its failure on the diplomatic scene.
The UN rights chief intensified criticism of US sanctions targeting Venezuela.
Tehran (IP) –Iran's First Vice President told reporters on Wednesday that the US Government sanctioning of Foreign Minister Zarif is a very unusual and unorthodox move, with no explanation, wisdom or logic behind it.
Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Iran to the United Nations Office in Geneva called the sanctioning of Iran's Foreign Minister as an unprecedented attack on international diplomacy.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the US measure to sanction a country's foreign minister means its failure in diplomacy and its opposition to dialogue.
UK's Foreign Ministry office spokesman said that London does not support the US move of putting Iranian Foreign Minister in the sanction list.