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Rouhani says that the United States is isolated against Iran, redirects economic team

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Saturday that the United States was isolated from its traditional allies in…

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Saturday that the United States was isolated from its traditional allies in the confrontation with Iran, and that Europe also existed with Tehran against the resumption of US sanctions.

Rouhani spoke at the beginning of a parliamentary session to discuss a change of cabinet containing a proposed new economist, academic Farhad Dejpasand, commonly seen as a technocrat and three other economically-appointed ministers.

“It does not happen often when the US takes a decision and its traditional allies abandon it,” Rouhani told Parliament in a speech that was run on state television.

Washington reintroduced sanctions on Iran’s foreign exchange, metals and automobile sectors in August following its withdrawal from a multinational 2015 agreement which repealed sanctions as opposed to Iran’s nuclear programs.

The European countries have criticized the United States recall from Acco rd and have put together a package of economic measures to offset the effects of US pressure on the Tehran economy.

U.S. Hills on Iran’s major oil exports will come into force on 4 November.

“Our main enemy, America, faces us with a drawn sword and we have to fight and we must unite. Regardless of fractions .. We are all part of the Iranian nation,” said Rouhani and urged MEPs to vote for their proposed ministers.

“Some of our economic problems are associated with (high) exchange rates for hard currencies, but our foreign exchange reserves are better than in the past five years, he says, without giving figures.

The proposed changes of The Cabinet is coming as the government is facing intense pressure on the financial instability caused largely by US sanctions.

The economy has deteriorated significantly over the past year, with rising inflation and unemployment, a 70% fall in the value of

“Russia, China, India, the European Union, the United States, and some African and Latin American countries are our friends. We need to work with them and attract investment, “he added.

(Reporting of Dubai Newsroom, Editing Alison Williams and Clelia Oziel)

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