Tehran (IP) - Chief of Staff of the President of Iran Mahmoud Vaezi says Tehran's assets in Iraq will certainly be unfrozen.

Iran PressIran News: In an exclusive interview with Iran Press on the result of the visit of Iran's Governor of Central Bank (CBI) to Iraq, Mahmoud Vaezi stated that Iran exports gas, oil, and other goods to Iraq, adding that part of the foreign exchange earnings of these exports remains in Iraq, which is a significant figure. 

Chief of Staff of the President of Iran noted that during Abdolnaser Hemmati's visit to Baghdad, it was agreed that Iran could use the financial resources it needs for basic goods such as medicine through a mechanism.

Vaezi said that the mechanism was designed during Hemmati's visit to Baghdad and was agreed upon by the Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kazemi, which led to a plan to use Iranian assets in Iraq.

With regard to the rockets hit Iran from the war between Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan, Vaezi said: "Through the foreign ministry, the officials of both countries were given a serious warning to be careful, otherwise they will face a reaction from Iran."

Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan sent a message that they had received the message from Iran and instructed their armies to be fully vigilant, and apologized, he stated.

Foreign countries do not dare to let Iran use its blocked money due to US threats

The Head of Iran's Central Bank said tens of billion dollars of Iran's assets have been blocked in the foreign countries and even those countries with good relations with Iran do not dare to let Iran use its resources due to the US threats, while it was predicted that Iran could use the for the current year. 

In an interview with reporters on Wednesday, Abdolnaser Hemmati on the sidelines of the cabinet meeting on Wednesday said Iran's government is trying its utmost to stabilize the situation.

With regard to the delay in lowering the currency rate, Hemmati said the country's situation is changing with restrictions imposed on the country's assets in foreign countries. 

"In the last days of the US president's term, the pressures against Iran will be intensified, but we also will increase our resistance, and I am ever hopeful that we can solve the problems," Hemmati said, expressing that good measures have so far been taken. 

One of the actions was negotiating with the countries where Iran's money has been blocked, he said, referring to a recent trip to Iraq and expressed hope that it would become possible to use the blocked money of over 5 billion dollars there. 

He further said that other countries also have given positive responses to prepare the grounds for Iran to use its blocked money, adding that the Iranian businessmen and importers will gradually get aware of the access to the financial resources.


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