The 2015 deal, one of former President Barack Obama's biggest diplomatic achievements, gave Iran billions of dollars in sanctions relief in exchange for curbs on its nuclear program, which many believed it was using to develop atomic weapons. Trump repeatedly denounced the agreement as the "worst ever" negotiated by the United States and said it gave Iran too much in return for too little. … [Read more...] about US Restores Iran Sanctions Lifted Under Obama Nuclear Deal
Rosoboronexport sanctions lifted
Prior to Implementation Day, all entities worldwide that are either owned or controlled by U.S. person were subject to all the prohibitions applicable to U.S. persons. On 16 January 2016, OFAC issued a “General License” authorizing non-U.S. entities that are owned or controlled by a U.S. person (“U.S.-owned or -controlled foreign entities”) to engage in activities otherwise prohibited by the U.S. sanctions, so long as U.S. persons are not involved. Several categories of activity remain prohibited by U.S.-owned and -controlled foreign entities, including the following: … [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
President Trump did not specify what sort of help he expects from Moscow, but his expectations might be based more on a clear understanding of Russian objectives than Trump’s personal contact with Putin. Quite simply, Russia stands to gain enormously if sanctions on North Korea are lifted and the reclusive dictatorship opens itself to outside investment and trade. … [Read more...] about Trump Says Russia ‘Agreed to Help with North Korea’ but Envoy Wants Sanctions Lifted
DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran will not talk to the United States until all sanctions imposed on Tehran are lifted, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day after President Donald Trump said he would meet his Iranian counterpart to try to end a nuclear standoff. … [Read more...] about Iran’s Rouhani says no talks with U.S. until sanctions lifted