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Compliance With Global Norms Blunts Impact of US Pressure

Compliance With Global Norms Blunts Impact of US Pressure Compliance With Global Norms Blunts Impact of US Pressure

Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said compliance with international standards serves national interests and takes away future excuses from the United States to tighten the screws on Iran. 
Addressing the parliament on Sunday before a vote on new financial measures that would bring the country closer to global norms, the chief diplomat said adopting international conventions will facilitate Iran's interaction with other countries, ISNA reported.  
"Neither I nor the president can guarantee that all our problems will go away by joining the Convention for Combating the Financing of Terrorism, but we can assure you that not joining the convention will provide the United States with important pretexts to increase our problems," Zarif said.  

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