In U.S. Standoff With Tehran, ‘the Iranian People Are the Real Losers’

Posted on August 27, 2019 1:15 pm
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As the United States and Iran continue to trade barbs in a tense international standoff, leading lawmakers are starting to pressure Iranian leaders to consent to new nuclear negotiations that could help ease American sanctions and provide relief for the Iranian people, who have been hardest hit by the international community’s economic penalties.

After President Donald Trump extended an olive branch to Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif for talks regarding the country’s ongoing work on nuclear weapons and support for regional terrorist organizations, Iranian leaders rejected the offer to hold good faith talks.

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