EU extends sanctions on Turkey

EU extends sanctions on Turkey

(VOVWORLD) - EU members on Friday extended a sanctions framework against Turkey for another year, until November 12, 2021, allowing visa bans and asset freezes against individuals involved in contested gas...
US warns of sanctions for arms sales to Iran

US warns of sanctions for arms sales to Iran

(VOVWORLD) - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Sunday that the US is prepared to sanction any individual or entity that materially contributes to the supply, sale, or transfer of conventional...
Cuba condemns US's new sanctions

Cuba condemns US's new sanctions

(VOVWORLD) - Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez on Wednesday condemned the US’s new sanctions against Cuba, an escalation of the embargos Washington has imposed on Havana for the last...
US triggers return of Iran sanctions

US triggers return of Iran sanctions

(VOVWORLD) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo formally notified the UN on Thursday that the US is initiating a “snapback” of all international sanctions on Iran dating back to 2006
China sanctions 11 Americans

China sanctions 11 Americans

(VOVWORLD) - China has said it will sanction 11 Americans in retaliation for similar measures imposed by the US on Friday
US lifts sanctions on Turkey

US lifts sanctions on Turkey

(VOVWORLD) - US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Turkey has informed the US that the cease-fire in Syria will be "permanent," and has ordered US sanctions on Turkey...
Iran introduces new military vehicles

Iran introduces new military vehicles

(VOVWORLD) - The Iranian Government on Tuesday unveiled a series of domestically-built military vehicles, including the Aras-2 armored tactical vehicle and anti-mine and anti-ambush personnel carriers
Russia, France agree to maintain Iran nuclear deal

Russia, France agree to maintain Iran nuclear deal

(VOVWORLD) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his French counterpart, Jean-Yves Le Drian, discussed over the phone on Tuesday specific steps aimed at preserving the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA...
Iran may roll back commitments to nuclear deal

Iran may roll back commitments to nuclear deal

(VOVWORLD) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Twitter on Sunday that Iran is taking its second round of remedial steps under paragraph 36 of the Joint Comprehensive Plan...