Iran's state-run IRNA news agency reported the arrival of the five ATR72-600 airplanes, which are twin-engine turboprops used for short-distance regional flights. The deal had a list value of $536 million, though buyers and manufacturers typically negotiate lower prices. As such, with hefty United States sanctions on the Iranian oil and financial markets looming in November, time is running out for the European Union and Iran to save the pact.
REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl An anti-U.S. mural is seen on a wall of a government building in central Tehran October 12, 2011.
The Toulouse, France-based firm did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
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Last week, the government changed the head of Iran's central bank, but Iranian MPs are asking for radical changes in the cabinet including a new finance minister. Yet following the 2015 accord, world leaders and major businesses embraced the idea of assisting the development of Iran's economy through lucrative deals and access to the large Iranian market and its 80 million citizens. That's what America is trying to get Iran to stop doing. Representatives of the administration trump says that the sanctions resume "in an attempt to change the behavior of the Iranian regime".
"Iran, and its economy, is going very bad, and fast!" he added.
"I would certainly meet with Iran if they wanted to meet", Trump said.
Following the U.S. exit, Iran and the remaining parties launched talks to save the accord. There have been widespread protests in response to deteriorating economic conditions.
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Yet it recalls Google's 2010 exit from China over the same government censorship its latest efforts would reportedly support. Whether or not tech companies should enable censorship and the following oppression of a nation's people is open to debate.
Come August 6, Iran will no longer be able to buy or acquire USA dollars.
The agency reported all protests had taken place without official permission and were subsequently broken up by police.
On Aug. 7, Washington will reimpose sanctions on Iran's purchase of US dollars, its trade in gold and precious metals and its dealings with metals, coal and industrial-related software.
Iran's oil exports could fall by as much as two-thirds by the end of the year because of the USA sanctions, putting oil markets under strain amid supply outages elsewhere in the world.
Senior Iranian officials have warned the country would not easily yield to a renewed US campaign to strangle Iran's vital oil exports.
The exercise could shut down of the Strait of Hormuz, a crucial Gulf passage for shipments of numerous commodities.
He was responding to a July 22 warning from Rouhani that the US should not "play with the lion's tail" and warned that any conflict with Iran would be the "mother of all wars".