"Sanctions not Hurting" Iran

Economics Minister Shamseddin Hosseini interviewed by Fareed Zakaria

CNN: As Iran prepares to meet again with the U.S. and other countries to negotiate its nuclear program, the country's economic minister insisted in an interview Sunday with CNN's Fareed Zakaria that the crippling sanctions imposed on Iran were not having as much of an impact as believed. Minister Shamseddin Hosseini argued that his country has a much broader economy than just oil. "Last year, the total non-oil exports increased by 30 percent and according to the latest reports that the International Monetary Fund has published, Iran's GDP – Iran's per capita income has also increased," Hosseini said in the interview on CNN's "Fareed Zakaria GPS." >>>


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Dr. Mohandes

Amir jan

by Dr. Mohandes on

Yes sir. YEs sir. Yes sir.

Bunch of ruthless, vicious, hearless, di...less, ballless, MFing, Bloodsucking, murderers.



Hammal got his degree from same College as "minister of science"

by AMIR1973 on

This guy:   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamran_Daneshjoo   Being a "minister" in the regime of Islamist animals means being a killer, rapist, and torturer.  


Hot air

by Rastin on

What would the alternative be? Should he admit that the sanctions are crippling the economy on US television?


'Hambastegi' is the main key to victory (courtesy of Bavafa)


 Then the IRI should not

by vildemose on

 Then the IRI should not worry about anything, case closed.


All Oppression Creates a State of War--Simone De Beauvoir


an economic professes

by مآمور on

and a man of wise words

I wear an Omega watch


He talks & looks like an AMELEH!

by Azarbanoo on

Like other IRR/IRI Administration bunch illitrated, Criminal, Thieves & L:iers.


True politician

by Rea on

i.e. talks a lot, says nothing.


Lying champs!

by Arj on

It seems like IRI's reps are under the impression that they enter a B.S. competition when they communicate with the international media!

Just as his bosses, Ahmadi, who claims that he has created millions of jobs and Khmanei, who claims there's no crisis, this guy calims that sanctioned would hurt the West more than they do Iran. In that case, why IRI's chief precondition for negotiating is removal of sanctions? Shouldn't it be the other way around?! Kind of reminds one of Saddam's info minister, Saeid Alsahaf!

The only ones who benefit from such sanctions, are the Arab sheikhs of Persian Gulf and other oil producers who'd cash in on the high prices of petro. 


Don’t Worry, Be Happy!

by Faramarz on



So this economics genius from the Regime believes that the sanctions only hurt the western economies and will drive the price of a barrel of oil to $160 by August which should be great for the Regime. Then what is the problem?

Sanctions and more sanctions until the Regime collapses.

Darius Kadivar

And French socialist Hollande will help him achieve that goal

by Darius Kadivar on

Darius Kadivar

With Sarkozy out Obama wants appeasement with Mullahs

by Darius Kadivar on

Obama opposition to the IRI is just for the show. He wants to make history once re elected just like Nixon with China in order to justify his undeserving Nobel Peace Prize.

Folks like Fareed Zakaria, MAziar Bahari and other IRI Lobbyists will do all the explaining to convince mainstream medias into believing in all this neo liberal crap that the IRI is reformable ... 


Just you wait ... Voting Obama equates indirectly voting for Trita Parsi ... 


Not that Mitt Romney is my cup of tea and I will definitively not vote for a Mormon turncoat no more than for demagogue neo cons  but as an Iranian American who advocates Regime Change and not merely 'reform' of the IRI I definitively won't vote for Obama for a second term as I did for his first election ...


Obama may be good for America ... He is a disaster for Europe and definitively for Iran on the long run ...


He will legitimize the IRI and you will all fall for it too just as you did when you fell for Khatami's smiles ...

I actually won't be surprised to see Khatami and the Reformist make a comeback as a treat from Khamenei to Obama his "muslim" brother ...


Fool me once fool me twice ... but mark my words for the future: