Iranians feel the pressure of new US sanctions


After the latest round of US sanctions, ordinary Iranians are likely to suffer the most.

  • Wesley Rahn, Mitra Shodjaie
  • DW

While some optimism remains about back door support through oil exports, the long-term outlook for Iran’s economy remains dire.

The full force of US sanctions on Iran was re-imposed Monday in an attempt to isolate the country’s leadership and force a change in its behavior by crippling the Iranian economy.

Iran has been absorbing a series of domestic crises even before the US announced in May 2018 that it was leaving the landmark 2015 Iran nuclear deal and…

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