Search: Sanctions,Iran,China (11 materials)


The Importance of Ending the Arms Embargo: What Is Iran's Plan?

... economically benefit Russia greatly. Additionally, Russia, the world's second-largest arms exporter, could use the opportunity to improve its position in the world arms market by taking advantage of Iran's significant arms needs. On the other hand, although China has provided assistance to Iran several times in relation to sanctions pressure, the country has, at the same time, shown its reluctancy to take risks. For example, China has recently reduced trade and oil purchases from Iran following US pressure. It is thus likely, for Beijing, to repeat this behavior, especially ...


Post-COVID-19 Sanctions Policies

... Huawei, the company found itself hanging. After all, a license can be cancelled at any point or simply not be renewed. To top it all, US prosecutors brought charges against Huawei and its managers. They are charged not only with conspiracy to circumvent sanctions against Iran and the DPRK, but also with attempted industrial espionage [ xxxiv ] (these accusations and claims against China have been heard for a long time at the level of rhetoric, publications and judicial trials). The US-China differences in the communications sector escalated fairly quickly. The first state of emergency that gave the US president the right to impose ...


Asia Under Fire of US Sanctions

... serious aggravation of relations with China, Russia, or any other country. However, this may happen in the future. This is clear from the experience of secondary sanctions over Iran, which have had a much stronger impact on US–Chinese relations. Iranian Nuclear Problem: The Fallout in US–China Relations Georgy Bulychev: Are Sanctions Conducive to Korean Settlement? Sanctions against Iran are very similar to restrictions against North Korea. In order to contain Iran’s nuclear programme, the UN Security Council has adopted a number of resolutions as well. Since 2006, the ...


R6 — the Case for a New Global Currency Basket

... India are all signs of major concern for the custodian of the global reserve currency. New World Begets a New Bank As a default mode, China should also beware that “the sanctioned objects in the mirror are closer than they appear.” In other words, China may also be a subject to sanctions at one point partially or fully. Tristan Kenderdine: US–Iran Conflict Would Strengthen China’s Position in the Middle East China, Russia, India, Brazil, and South Africa are the founding members of the New Development Bank . NDB’s 2017–2021 general strategy clearly highlights the bank’s commitment ...


The Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Aden

... when entering the Strait off the coast of Fujairah. On June 13, this time near the Iranian coast, two more tankers flying the flags of the Marshall Islands and Panama... ... of another exacerbation in U.S.–Iran relations and the United States imposing more sanctions on Tehran. Nobody has claimed responsibility for either of the incidents.... ... could interact effectively. Ivan Timofeev: Tanker Incidents: Who Blinks First? India, China, and Russia could offer their patrolling services, since both India and China...


China’s Energy Policy: Flexible, but Unshakeable

... gas being offered at acceptable or even lower prices. Yet the US is affecting the freedom of choice between such sources by imposing sanctions, in particular, on Iran and Venezuela. Until recently, these countries were important suppliers of oil to China. US Sanctions against Iran The international agreement known as the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) lifted international sanctions previously imposed on Iran. China, France, Germany, Russia, the UK, the US, and the EU were parties to the JCPOA. Iran promised ...


Europe Under Fire from US Secondary Sanctions

... common occurrence for Chinese companies and individuals, with as many as 150 of them currently on this list. Most of them were listed for failing to comply with the sanctions against North Korea and non-proliferation efforts, and in some cases these sanctions were related to Iran or Syria. The SDN List mentions the Equipment Development Department of the China State Council’s Central Military Commission, which acts as a contractor in contracts with Russia to buy fighter jets and air defence systems. This institution was designated for violating Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act ...


Iran’s Presence in Syria: Is It There for the Long Haul?

Iran does not have sufficient resources to ensure the rebuilding of the war-torn country ... ... and the justification of Iran’s presence in the combat zones. Ivan Timofeev: U.S. Sanctions against Iran: Background and Possible Consequences The reinstatement of sanctions... ... Syria, for which Iran has no money. Tehran is forced to act with regard to Russia and China’s support, given the unwillingness of European investors to invest in post-war...


RIAC and Fletcher School Work Meeting on «Sanctions against Russia: Escalation Scenarios and Countermeasures»

... the framework of the meeting: current dynamics of the sanctions regime of the Western countries towards Russia and prospects for the settlement of the Ukrainian crisis, the issues of the EU-the U.S. relations in connection with the situation around Iran, possible measures and mechanisms for mitigating sanctions, as well as scenarios for the development of foreign policy economic instruments in the U.S., EU, Russia, and China. Leading scientists and experts in the area of international relations, world economy, conflict resolution, as well as representatives of law firms took part in the event.


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  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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