Iran's main goal in its nuclear talks with world powers was to secure access to the global financial system, and the US must now do more to remove obstacles to the banking sector, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday.
Saudi Arabia and the US imposed joint sanctions targeting the Pakistan-based militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba, the two countries announced.
The sanctions targeted four individuals and two affiliated organisations, including James Al
SWIFT, a member-owned cooperative for conducting business operations with confidence, has announced an expansion to its financial crime compliance services portfolio with two new services coming in 2016.
Sanctions list management
Lifting sanctions related to Iran’s nuclear programme will have a significant impact on the world oil market, the Iranian economy and Iran’s trading partners.
Iran’s full return to the global market will eventual
UN inspectors would have access to all suspect Iranian sites, including military ones, under a draft nuclear deal that six major powers and Iran are working to finalise on Tuesday, a diplomatic source said.
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Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Thursday demanded that all sanctions on Iran be lifted at the same time as any final agreement with world powers on curbing Tehran's nuclear programme is concluded.
Iran said oil prices would not rise above $60 a barrel until 2016 and that it would increase crude exports if Western sanctions over its nuclear programme were lifted, the semi-official Mehr news agency reported on Friday.
Targeting major Russian energy firms may come to be seen as the turning point at which US sanctions policy over-reached and spurred a major effort to re-route financial transactions away from the US.
Prohibiting core Russian energ
A full lifting of sanctions on Iran could spark new rivalries within the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) as Tehran seeks to reclaim its rank as No 2 producer from former foe Iraq.