Get ready to pay up, American taxpayers, as the appeasers are fully ensconced in the corridors of power in Washington, and it never seems to matter to these supercilious socialists that they’re still chanting “Death to America” in Iran, and that appeasing and showering money on this regime might not be in America’s best interests. The regime in Washington has already made it clear that America’s interests are not a priority for it.
“FM Zarif: Iran expects compensation for $1 trillion damage inflicted by US sanctions,” Israel Hayom, February 22, 2021:
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday said that the unilateral sanctions that the United States has imposed in his country have cost the Islamic republic’s economy over $1 trillion.
Tehran expects to be fully compensated, he told Iran’s state-run PressTV.
Zarif said that once the US takes action to re-enter the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers and sanctions are lifted, the issue of compensation “must” be discussed.
“Whether those compensations will take the form of reparation, or whether they take the form of investment, or whether they take the form of measures to prevent a repeat of what Trump did,” he said, referring to former US President Donald Trump, who pulled out of the nuclear deal in 2015 and imposed harsh, comprehensive sanctions on Iran’s economy.
Zarif argued that the Trump administration had imposed 800 sanctions on all levels of the Iranian economy, saying that all of them would have to be lifted before the US could return to the deal.
He lauded China and Russia, two signatories to the 2015 deal, for “being Iran’s friends” during the sanctions era, and admonished Germany, France, and Britain – the deal’s European partners – for not pursuing “any tangible efforts” to maintain their ties with Iran….