Tehran (IP) - Iran, like Cuba, took the necessary measures to pursue the lifting of the sanctions through the UN mechanisms and was waiting for the US action, the Iranian Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs says.

Iran PressIran news: Recently, the Cuban officials had negotiations with the UN to ease the sanctions on the country, and the UN approved a bill to fulfill their demand.

In response to the Iran Press correspondent on Iran's measures to follow the Cuban case, the Iranian Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs Ehsan Khandouzi said Iran has taken all necessary steps through its negotiating team and is awaiting the response American side.   

Yet there were details about the issue supposed to be explained by Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Bagheri Kani, Khandouzi said.

Iran-Cuba agree on more ties

Iran's international nuclear agreement, or the so-called Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), was signed between the country and P5+1 countries (Russia, China, UK, Germany, France, and the US) in 2015. Still, the US scrapped it on May 18, 2018, re-imposing more sanctions on Iran.

A series of sanction-lifting talks then was initiated in Vienna, Vienna Talks, in Vienna, this time without the US, but between Iran and the P4+1 group.

The eighth round began the Vienna Talks started on December 27. 


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