Iranian President Hassan Rouhani confirmed that documents revealing the severity of the economic war launched against Iran during past years through the imposition of tough sanctions must be made public to inform the entire world of the inhumane crime committed by the former US president, Donald Trump, against the Iranian nation.
Rouhani made the remarks in a Tuesday meeting with his administration’s economic coordination staff, in which the impact of the economic war launched by the United States against the Islamic Republic and the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on Iran’s economy were discussed.
“In order to enlighten all the people, documents related to the imposition of the economic war [on Iran] and actions taken by those who imposed broad-based and unprecedented sanctions [on Iranians] must be made public, so that the entire world would know about the inhumane crime committed by the Trump administration against the Iranian nation,” Iran’s president said.
He further added, “Under normal circumstances, the crime against humanity is associated by the general public with war and military confrontation while sanctions and economic war must be also considered and registered as a silent crime against humanity.”
“As a victim of such an inhumane measure, Iran will present the world with the document attesting to the crime committed by those who have imposed sanctions on the country,” Rouhani stated.
Elsewhere in his remarks, he elaborated on the Iranian nation’s resistance and his administration’s plans in the face of the US economic war, with the final goal of defeating those who imposed sanctions on the country.
“In addition to documenting Trump’s crime, which impeded development and progress of a country and a nation and inflicted great harm on people’s livelihood and even their health and medical needs, the resistance [of the Iranian nation] and details of [Iran’s] handling of the [US] economic war must be documented for the world as well,” Iran’s president said.
In parallel, Rouhani commended Iran’s heroic resistance and management of the economic war, saying, “Now that, after three and a half years of economic war, those who imposed sanctions are owning up to their defeat, is per se a major evidence to the victory of the Iranian nation and effective management of the economic war.”
Source: Iranian Agencies