The Us and Iran: Foreign Policy and Economy.

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Lusenko Yulia, Eurasian National University after L.N. Gumilyov
The US and Iran: foreign policy and economy.

Foreign policy
Nowadays, there are no formal diplomatic relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the United States of America, instead of exchanging ambassadors, Iran maintains an interests section at the Pakistani Embassy in Washington, D.C., while the United States has maintained a corresponding interests section at the Swiss Embassy in Tehran. Since December 2011, the United States has also maintained a virtual embassy on-line.
Historical background.
The United States and Iran (then called Persia) established diplomatic relations in 1883. 1979- revolution against the shah.-The United States broke diplomatic relations with Iran in 1980 after a group of revolutionary Iranian students, angered that the deposed Shah has been allowed to enter the United States, seized the U.S. Embassy Tehran and took 52 Americans hostage
The United States has long-standing concerns over Iran’s nuclear program, sponsorship of terrorism, and human rights record. The United States and the international community have imposed comprehensive sanctions against Iran to compel Iran to engage seriously in discussions with the international community and address concerns over its nuclear program and human rights abuses. US sanctions against Iran refer to economic, trade, scientific and military sanctions against Iran.
On July 14, 2015, the United States, along with China, France, Germany, Russia and the United Kingdom reached an unprecedented agreement with Iran to ease sanctions in exchange for limitations on Iran’s nuclear program. The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“JCPOA”) includes a timeline for measuring Iran’s compliance with the agreement, and ties lifting of certain sanctions to that compliance.
U.S. Assistance to Iran -The State Department and USAID…...

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