U.S. sanctions on Iran
  • Beijing called on Canada to immediately release Meng Wanzhou, Chinese telecoms giant Huawei's CFO, who was detained in Vancouver and faces extradition to the U.S. over a possible breach of sanctions against Iran.

    Meng Wanzhou, Chinese telecoms giant Huawei's chief financial officer, was detained in Vancouver on December 1.
    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2018, 5:27 AM EST
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  • Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said, "We will proudly break all sanctions."

    The U.S. tightened the noose around Iran on Monday by re-imposing the sanctions that were lifted under a 2015 nuclear deal, a move that prompted a defiant response from the country’s President Hassan Rouhani.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 05, 2018, 5:50 AM EST
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