Thursday, 20 September, 2018

Mismanagement hits Iran more than U.S. sanctions - Iran’s supreme leader

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Other hint it has only exacerbated long-standing problems within Iran - and pressure has mounted from within the system on President Hassan Rouhani to improve his management of the economy and tackle corruption.

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Monday that there would be neither war nor negotiations with the United States.

Tensions are escalating between the USA and Iran after the Trump administration re-imposed economic sanctions against Iran last week.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpMattis defends reversing his stance on Trump's "Space Force" Pelosi: Trump engages in racism "constantly" Tom Steyer: Pelosi is wrong about Trump impeachment push MORE offered to join in unconditional talks with Tehran in late July after his administration withdrew the US from the Obama-era Iran nuclear deal in May.

"More than the sanctions, economic mismanagement [by the government] is putting pressure on ordinary Iranians", he noted. "We have never started a war and they will not confront Iran militarily", he siad.

Despite renewed sanctions, many Iranians - including many at the highest levels of the establishment - see U.S. hostility as only a contributing factor to long-standing problems inside the country.

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Several European companies have suspended plans to invest in Iran in light of the US sanctions, including oil major Total as well as carmakers PSA, Renault and Daimler.

He also accused the Iranian government of economic mismanagement and said it needed to improve its performance to help the country better weather newly reimposed U.S. sanctions.

European signatories still back the nuclear deal.

"The corrupt people (officials) should be punished firmly", Khamenei said on Monday.

Unless Iran's clerical rulers comply with the United States demands, more sanctions targeting Iran's oil and shipping industries are set for November. "Even if we ever-impossible as it is-negotiated with the USA, it would never ever be with the current USA administration", he adds in a follow-up tweet.

"Economic experts and many officials believe the cause of this issue is not foreign, it's internal", he said in a speech in Tehran, according to tweets released on his official account and reported by AFP.

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