Iranian response to new US sanctions
The Spokesperson for the Iranian Foreign Ministry has said that the sanctions imposed on Iranian companies by the US are part of a psychological warfare, adding: “This is a clear insult to legal and international mechanisms by the US which arises from the blind selfishness and malice of the American administration with the Iranian nation.”
Zarif response to sanction of CBI Chief
Javad Zarif has commented on the sanctioning of the Central Bank of Iran Chief, Valiollah Seif by the US, saying: “This is yet another illegal move by the US, like all its other moves.”
Sale of Canadian aircrafts to Iran gets US license
Al Monitor News has cited an Iranian source, claiming that the US Treasury Department has issued licenses for the sale of Canadian aircrafts to Iran. If the veracity of the news is verified, this will be the first such license issued by the Trump Administration. As reported by Al Monitor: “Questions have emerged about whether the US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has issued new licenses to Canadian plane manufacturer Bombardier Inc. to sell passenger aircraft to Iran.