Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the sanctions are "aimed at fundamentally altering the behavior of the Islamic Republic of Iran." He has issued a list of 12 demands that Iran must meet to get the sanctions lifted that include an end to its support for terrorism and military engagement in Syria and a halt to nuclear and ballistic missile development. … [Read more...] about US Restores Iran Sanctions Lifted Under Obama Nuclear Deal
Rosoboronexport sanctions lifted
U.S.-origin aircraft (including 10% or greater U.S.-origin content by value): Need license: Re-exports or other transactions by non-U.S. persons involving any items with 10% or more U.S-controlled content to Iran are still subject to sanction, and require a license from OFAC. Favourable Licensing policy: Effective 16 January 2016, the U.S. government has established a favorable licensing policy regime providing case-by-case authorization to engage in transactions for the export, re-export, sale, lease, or transfer of commercial passenger aircraft and related parts and services to Iran, provided that the licensed items are used exclusively for commercial passenger aviation. Specific licenses issued pursuant to the new policy will include conditions prohibiting the transactions from involving any person on OFAC’s SDN List. According to some reports, several major players are seeking to consummate transactions with Iran, including for U.S.-origin aircraft. Those transactions … [Read more...] about US and EU Iran Sanctions Lifted: How to Proceed in Aviation Sector?
However, another South Korean analyst said that there is another way to convince Kim to make his promised visit to Seoul: “I think North Korea would want to come to Seoul on the back of some progress in its relations with the US so that it could gain economic rewards – economic assistance, for example – from South Korea.” Korea Herald and AP and Russia Today and Korea Herald … [Read more...] about World View: North Korea Plays Hardball to Get Sanctions Lifted
Last Thursday, the United States asked the U.N. Security Council to halt the delivery of all refined oil products to North Korea as punishment for North Korean oil smuggling. Pyongyang was able to procure far more oil than sanctions permitted by transferring oil at sea from Russian and Chinese tankers. The Trump administration asked the United Nations to formally reprimand Russia and China for their role in helping North Korea evade sanctions. … [Read more...] about Trump Says Russia ‘Agreed to Help with North Korea’ but Envoy Wants Sanctions Lifted
Trump said on Monday he would meet Iran’s president under the right circumstances to end a confrontation over Tehran’s 2015 nuclear deal with six powers and that talks were underway to see how countries could open credit lines to keep Iran’s economy afloat. … [Read more...] about Iran’s Rouhani says no talks with U.S. until sanctions lifted