Tehran: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that he hopes that the next US government “learns the lesson” sanctions will not make Tehran succumb to US policy.
U.S. President Donald Trump, who appears to be on the verge of losing challenger Biden in Tuesday’s elections, has applied the policy and punishment of “maximum pressure” to Iran since his withdrawal from the landmark nuclear agreement with Iran in 2008 Sanctions.
“We hope the three-year experience will be a lesson for America’s next administration to abide by laws and regulations and return to its commitments,” Rouhani said in a televised speech.
“Our people have faced economic terrorism for the past three years and shown unparallelled resistance and patience.”
Rouhani said that Iran will “continue to resist and be patient until the other side succumbs to laws and regulations.”
The Islamic republic hoped that “those imposing sanctions realise their path was wrong and that they will not achieve their goals in any way”.
Iranian officials said they will focus on the policies of the next US government, not on who will be the president.
Tehran also emphasized that the United States may return to the nuclear agreement, but must provide compensation for the damage caused by the withdrawal, and “guarantee” that it will not be repeated.
Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said on Tuesday that the US election will not have any impact on Tehran’s Washington policy.
Biden once stated that if he wins the presidency and increases the possibility of returning to the 2015 nuclear agreement, Biden plans to embark on a “reliable path to return to diplomacy” with Iran. This is when he was in Barack Obama ( It was negotiated when Barack Obama was the vice president.