Accusing Iran of unleashing a "torrent of violence and destabilizing behavior against the United States, our allies, our partners and, indeed, the Iranian people themselves", Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on August 16 announced the creation of the Iran Action Group, saying it will drive USA policy in Washington and overseas.
On June 15, 2017, the US State Department released a long-awaited volume of declassified US government documents on the 1953 coup in Iran. The putsch came after Mosaddeq nationalized Iran's oil industry which had become a monopoly of Britain.
Washington and Tehran have had no diplomatic relations since the shah's fall in 1979.
In an interview with Young Journalist Club, Zarif noted that, despite the fact that European governments put forward proposals for the maintenance of oil and banking ties with Iran after the entry into force of the second phase of US sanctions in November, these measures were rather "a statement about his position than practical measures".
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Turnbull headed off that process and gained the advantage of surprise by declaring his own job open to nominations on Tuesday. However Dutton narrowly avoided a referral to the High Court on Thursday morning over his eligibility to sit into parliament.
Tehran has accused the Trump administration of pushing for "regime change" in Iran, deepening distrust.
"The bitter incident inflicted heavy economic, political, and security costs on the Iranian nation, and paved the way for decades of plundering of Iran's oil and dominance [over it] by a vassal dictatorship", Larijani said.
Larijani said the USA has masqueraded its economic sanctions on Iran under the veneer of supporting freedoms and human rights, and maintaining regional and global security.
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Larijani said the Iranian nation will continue down its path in the face of all intrigues and confront aggressors through unity under the leadership of Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei.