US Sanctions



  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-06-20 13:01

    Iran backs Cuba against US recent restrictions  

    TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) – Iran’s FM spokesman has slammed US recent restrictions against Cuba, saying the principled position of the Islamic Republic is to support independent nations in the world including Cuba.

  • Bruno Rodriguez 2017-06-20 12:02

    Cuban FM:

    Donald Trump's anti-Cuba policy unsustainable

    VIENNA, Jun. 20 (MNA) – Cuban Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodriguez, has said that US President Donald Trump's policy that is aimed at hardening US blockade against Cuba is absolutely unsustainable over the time.

  •  Nicaragua -Cuba 2017-06-19 14:24

    Nicaragua reiterates brotherhood with Cuba against US aggressive policy

    MANAGUA, Jun. 19 (MNA) – Nicaragua rejected the decision of the President of the United States, Donald Trump, to reverse the process of normalization of relations with Cuba begun by his predecessor, Barack Obama.

  • Russia 2017-06-18 22:00

    Boomerang Effect!

    TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) – It seems that in their zeal to slap Russia with more sanctions, US lawmakers didn't bother to check how their previous anti-Russian punitive measures had worked out. Lucky for them, Russian President Vladimir Putin himself helped clarify the matter.

  • شمخانی 2017-06-18 15:41


    US anti-Iranian sanctions target Iran's economy

    TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) – Iran’s SNSC Head Shamkhani said US aim for imposing sanctions on Iran is to negatively impact the country’s economy, adding necessary decisions have been made as countermeasure for sanctions bill.

  • بهرام قاسمی 2017-06-16 19:49

    New anti-Iran sanctions, US intrinsic animosity toward Iran

    TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) – Bahram Ghasemi of Iran’s Foreign Ministry described the new sanctions passed in the US senate as in line with the intrinsic animosity of the US government toward Iran.

  • ایران آمریکا 2017-05-18 13:49

    Iran releases list of 9 sanctioned US firms, individuals

    TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) – Foreign Ministry has updated the list of sanctioned US firms and individuals following the recent move by Washington in imposing new sanctions on Iran for its missile program.

  • ساختمان وزارت امور خارجه ساختمان وزارت خارجه 2017-05-18 11:07

    Iran sanctions 9 US firms as countermeasure

    TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) – In a statement issued Thu., Iran’s Foreign Ministry has imposed sanctions on 9 American firms and individuals as counter-measure for US new sanctions on Iran for its missile program.

  • Tareck El Aissami 2017-02-15 11:47

    US Freezes current assets of Venezuelan vice president

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 (MNA) – The US Government has frozen Tuesday assets of Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami on allegations he's involved with drug-trafficking, accusation rejected by the Government of Venezuela.

  • یورو 2017-02-11 15:26

    Euro replacing dollar in Iran's banking transactions

    TEHRAN, Feb. 11 (MNA) – Trump’s arrival has shed doubts on international ties of Iranian banks who are now after replacing dollar with euro or local currencies in financial transactions in bid to counter banking sanctions.

  • dehghan 2017-02-10 16:04

    Brig. Gen. Dehghan:

    Defense capabilities developing due to threats

    TEHRAN, Feb. 10 (MNA) – Def. Min. Dehghan said the great nation of Iran was after development and fortifying of social foundations via constructive engagement with non-hostile states and the Resistance Economy strategy.

  • نفت گاز 2017-02-04 10:30

    New US sanctions uninfluential on Iran’s petchem industry

    TEHRAN, Feb. 04 (MNA) – An NPC official, in response to new US sanctions against Iran, said no foreign firm has left the negotiation table for investments in the Iranian petrochemical industry.

  • گفتگو با سلیم الجبوری، عادل البیاتی و علاءالدین بروجردی 2017-01-31 09:20

    Iran, N Korea in united front against US

    TEHRAN, Jan. 31 (MNA) – Head of Iran-North Korea Parliamentary Friendship Group, Alaeddin Boroujerdi, said the two countries are in a unified front against US extortion attempts and will stand firm against any West-imposed sanctions.

  • Cuba - US 2017-01-17 10:18

    New US fines ratify validity of anti-Cuban blockade

    HAVANA, Jan. 17 (MNA) – The recent fines imposed by the United States against a non-profit organization and a bank show the existence of the blockade that Washington has been maintaining against Cuba since 1962, despite the global rejection.

  • Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma 2017-01-16 16:12

    AU welcomes lifting of US economic sanctions on Sudan 

    ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 16 (MNA) – Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, has welcomed the lifting of economic sanctions by the United States on the Republic of Sudan.

  • برجام 2017-01-10 14:48

    Araghchi, Schmid meet in Vienna before joint commission meeting

    TEHRAN, Jan. 10 (MNA) – Iran's Araghchi and EU’s Schmid met on Tuesday morning before co-chairing the 6th session of the Iran and 5+1 Joint Commission of JCPOA in the afternoon.

  • علی لاریجانی صحن مجلس 2016-12-04 10:49

    Parl. urges Govt.’s reciprocal act against ISA extension

    TEHRAN, Dec. 04 (MNA) – Iran’s Parl. Speaker has called on the Government to take a ‘reciprocal and proportional action’ against the extension of Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) that was recently passed by US Congress.

  • zarif reporters 2016-12-03 09:27


    Renewal of sanctions to damage US intl. image

    TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the renewal of sanctions would disparage the US at the international level, while they would not affect third parties.

  • روابط آمریکا و کوبا 2016-09-12 11:21

    Venezuela rejects US economic blockade against Cuba

    CARACAS, Sep. 12 (MNA) – Government of Venezuela pushed back the economic, commercial and financial blockade that supports today the US against Cuba, in spite of the reestablishment of the diplomatic ties between both nations in July, 2015.

  • ایران الجزایر 2016-09-04 12:01

    Iran, Algeria discuss venues for power coop.

    TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (MNA) – Iran’s energy minister has voiced Iran’s readiness to provide Algeria with experiences in areas of power plant construction, maintenance and equipment.

  • دیدار مداحان اهل بیت علیهم‌السلام 2016-03-30 15:10

    Ayat. Khamenei:

    Today era of both 'missiles' and 'talks'

    TEHRAN, Mar. 30 (MNA) – Panegyrists on Prophet Muhammad’s Household have met with leader of Revolution on the occasion of birthday anniversary of Hazrat Fatima Zahra (SA).

  • mellat 2016-02-20 10:58

    European Court says Iran’s Bank Mellat was unfairly sanctioned

    TEHRAN, Feb. 20 (MNA) – On February 18, the European Court of Justice upheld the decision that Bank Mellat unfairly have sanctions placed upon it by the European Council.

  • cuba us flag.jpg 2016-01-27 09:02

    US announces amendments to sanctions against Cuba

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 (MNA) – The US Departments of Treasury and Commerce announced Tuesday new amendments to the Cuban Assets Control regulations (CACR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR).

  • cuba us flag.jpg 2015-11-11 09:44

    Cuba, US analyze new steps of bilateral approach

    WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 (MNA) – The second meeting of the Cuba-United States Bilateral Commission to move towards the normalization of relations is taking place in this capital, aimed at defining the new steps of the rapprochement that began in December 2014.

  • russia 2015-10-29 17:30

    Russia backing Cuba in lifting blockade

    MOSCOW, Oct. 29 (MNA) – Russia’s foreign ministry reiterated Moscow’s stance against anti-Havana sanctions in a statement on Wednesday.

  • cuba 2015-10-29 15:38

    Cuba urges US to respect international will on blockade

    GENEVA, Oct. 29 (MNA) – Cuba urged the US Government Wed. to respect the will of the international community, which almost unanimously defended the lifting of the blockade of the island imposed by Washington.

  • UNGA 2015-10-28 11:24

    UN echoes universal demand to lift blockade against Cuba

    NEW YORK, Oct. 28 (MNA) – With the support of 191 of the 193 member countries of the United Nations, the General Assembly called for an end to the US blockade against Cuba in a new resolution on Tuesday.

  • نشست خبری سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2015-10-25 20:09

    Afkham condemns US arrest of Iranian national

    TEHRAN, Oct. 25 (MNA) – FM spokeswoman has said the court sentence for Mozaffar Khazaei a Dual US-Iranian citizen as ‘unfair and unacceptable.’

  • CUBA 2015-10-23 14:43

    US economic blockade affects Cuban interior trade

    HAVANA, Oct. 23 (MNA) – The economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States to Cuba for more than 50 years has affected the Caribbean island's interior trade, with millions in losses, according to an official report trade.

  •   2015-10-20 23:16

    Cuban, US, European politicians ask end of blockade

    MADRID, Oct. 20 (MNA) – Politicians and academicians from Cuba, the US and Europe have agreed today on importance of ending the blockade against the island to advance the normalization of Cuban-US relations.