Rouhani: U.S. Lost Opportunity to Lift Iran Sanctions

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Y’all don’t recall chanting “Death to America”?

Do ya, punk?

source: MSN/ Reuters

DUBAI, April 1 (Reuters) – Iran’s president said on Wednesday that, with the advent of the coronavirus, the United States had missed a historic opportunity to lift sanctions on his country, though the penalties had not hampered its fight against the infection.

On Tuesday, U.S Secretary of State Mike Pompeo raised the possibility that Washington might consider easing sanctions on Iran and other nations to help fight the epidemic, but gave no concrete sign it plans to do so.

“The United States lost the best opportunity to lift sanctions………It was a great opportunity for Americans to apologise … and to lift the unjust and unfair sanctions on Iran.”

Hassan Rouhani

The coronavirus has killed more than 3,000 people in Iran with confirmed infections close to 48,000, making it the worst-hit country in the Middle East and prompting China and the United Nations to urge the United States to ease sanctions.

“Americans could have used this opportunity and told the Iranian nation that they are not against them…….Their hostility (towards Iranians) is obvious.”

Hassan Rouhani

Friction between Tehran and Washington has increased since 2018, when U.S. President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of Tehran’s 2015 nuclear deal with six nations and re-imposed sanctions, crippling Iran’s economy.

Rouhani: U.S. has lost opportunity to lift Iran sanctions amid coronavirus

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