The White House on Thursday said a new sanctions bill against Iran would disrupt diplomacy aimed at preventing Teheran from building a nuclear weapon, and added that sanctions could quickly be imposed if efforts to reach a deal fail.
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Under a nuclear deal Iran reached with six world powers early on Sunday Tehran can gain access to $5.7 billion of revenues from limited sales of oil and petrochemicals and trade in gold and other precious metals, the US said.
A sanctions relief package offered to Iran as part of nuclear negotiations could be worth up to $40 billion to Tehran, or 40 percent of the impact of the sanctions, an Israeli cabinet minister said on Wednesday.
Israel is strongly
Cash handouts on fuel introduced by Iran's previous government to offset price hikes are depriving state energy companies of funds needed to develop vital projects, a leading member of parliament was reported as saying.
Tehran city officials have ordered the removal of some posters featuring anti-American slogans, a sign that Iran is seeking better relations with the US as the two sides hold talks over its nuclear programme.
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Iran has halted its most sensitive uranium enrichment work, a senior Iranian parliamentarian was quoted as saying, a move that would meet a main demand of world powers negotiating with Tehran over its disputed nuclear work.
Any easing by Washington of sanctions on Iran in exchange for Tehran taking steps to scale back its nuclear program is likely to be fleeting and symbolic, with any moves for bigger concessions likely to be blocked by Congress.
The US Congress could soon pass a bill to further squeeze Iran's oil exports - and its nuclear program - but new sanctions may fail to cut the country's crude sales much more than existing ones already ha
A Syrian state agency has again issued an international tender to purchase and import 276,000 tonnes of white refined sugar, offering payment from bank accounts frozen by Western sanctions, European traders said on Tuesday.