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Zarif: Empowerment of Private Sector Helps Fight Sanctions

Zarif: Empowerment of Private Sector Helps Fight SanctionsZarif: Empowerment of Private Sector Helps Fight Sanctions

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attended his third high-level meeting with private sector representatives in recent weeks and renewed his support for the sector to combat US sanctions, the first batch of which will be implemented in a matter of days.
"We deem it our duty to be at the service of private sector businesses and be facilitators of their activities," he told the meeting at the Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture, which was also attended by Iranian ambassadors and heads of missions to other countries.
The official pointed out that history shows the US has imposed the highest number of sanctions against other nations, showing that "the US is addicted to sanctioning", ICCIMA's website reported.
However, he added, what made US sanctions potent the last time was the support of other nations. 

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