Iran Blasts US for Continued Violation of UN Resolution 2231
Iran Blasts US for Continued Violation of UN Resolution 2231
Tehran - Sahand Azadi News Agency - Saeed Khatibzadeh, spokesman for the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, condemned the new US anti-Iranian sanctions, saying: "The United States claims it is ready to return to the Comprehensive Joint Action Plan while continuing to violate the nuclear agreement." Resolution 2231.

“This action is another sign of the US government’s malice towards the Iranian people that is in continuation of the failed Maximum Pressure Campaign against Iran,” Saeed Khatibzadeh said in a statement on Thursday in reaction to newly- imposed sanctions by the US on several Iranian entities who allegedly are involved in developing Iran’s missile program.

“It clearly proves the fact that the current US administration, contrary to its claims, uses every opportunity to make baseless accusations and put pressure on the Iranian people,” he added.

The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman further said that while the US claims it’s ready to return to JCPOA it continues to blatantly violate the deal and Resolution 2231.

In relevant remarks last week, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian underlined that the US’ lack of resolve to remove unlawful sanctions on Iran is the main obstacle on the way of reaching a deal in Vienna talks.

Amir Abdollahian made the remarks in a meeting with visiting EU Deputy Foreign Policy Chief Enrique Mora on Sunday night.

“Iran’s top priority is to benefit from the economic advantages of the removal of sanctions,” he added.