Tehran 0
5 September 2019

Foreign Minister Zarif argued that “the U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is nothing more than a jail warden: ask for reprieve (waiver), get thrown in solitary for the audacity. Ask again and you might end up in the gallows”. Zarif added that “the only way to mitigate U.S. economic terrorism (sanctions) is to decide to finally free yourself from the hangman’s noose”.

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