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Economic Resilience to Define Outcome of Iran-US Faceoff

Economic Resilience to Define Outcome of Iran-US Faceoff Economic Resilience to Define Outcome of Iran-US Faceoff

Tehran's "no war, no dialogue" policy toward Washington has so far helped it avoid the trap of engaging in a direct military confrontation being set up by the United States, says a political analyst, who believes that Iran's economic ability to continue this approach will write the next chapter in ties. 
In a recent article published by the Iranian Diplomacy website, Salaheddin Khadiv wrote that heightened US pressure against Iran, including its recent decision against the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, is aimed at compelling the country to come to the negotiating table. 
On April 8, US President Donald Trump named IRGC a terrorist group, in an unprecedented step that prompted Tehran to designate the United States Central Command—which is responsible for the Middle East and Central Asia—as a terrorist organization and the US government as a sponsor of terror.

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