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Tehran Capable of Overcoming American Financial Restrictions

A foreign policy expert argues that the US policy of curbing Iran’s oil sales has its merits for Tehran, as it can push the country toward the long-pursued goal of weaning its economy off oil dependence
Tehran Capable of Overcoming American Financial Restrictions Tehran Capable of Overcoming American Financial Restrictions

Iran will be able to get over the United States' sanctions, thanks to its 40-year experience of withstanding western economic pressures, an analyst said. 
"Iran has been sanctioned for more than 40 years. It is not something new," Hossein Mousavian, a Middle East policy specialist at Princeton University, said in a recent interview with the Middle East Eye. 
After withdrawing from the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and major world powers in May, the US reimposed economic sanctions on Tehran.
While admitting that the restrictions have a negative impact on Iran's foreign trade, the expert maintained that Tehran is capable of making it through the "hard economic time". 
 

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