by Vijeta Uniyal
As President Joe Biden’s administration finalizes the nuclear deal with Iran, Russia is pushing to use the agreement’s provisions to bypass U.S. and Western sections placed in the wake of its invasion of Ukraine.
Russia is “insisting that its trade with Tehran be exempt from the destructive Western sanctions imposed on Moscow in response for invading its neighbor,” the U.S. journal Foreign Policy noted on Wednesday. “Moscow is seeking to use the Iran deal to shield itself from the full effect of Western sanctions,” the magazine added.
The fact that the deal negotiated by the Biden administration will allow Russians to use Iran as a “sanctions evasion hub” was confirmed by the chief Russian negotiator, Michael Ulyanov.
On Saturday, Richard Goldberg, senior advisor for the DC-based think tank Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD), said to Ulyanov on Twitter: “The deal you put together already guarantees Russia will have a sanctions evasion hub in Iran. You just want written assurances that the US will not impede that hub to embarrass the Biden administration and show Russia is not actually isolated.”
The top Russian negotiator agreed with the description of Iran as a future “sanctions evasion hub” for Kremlin, saying that this “interpretation of events is accurate.”
The deal you put together already guarantees Russia will have a sanctions evasion hub in Iran. You just want written assurances that the US will not impede that hub to embarrass the Biden administration and show Russia is not actually isolated. We get it. https://t.co/RMrmZU17e1
— Richard Goldberg (@rich_goldberg) March 9, 2022
After 11 months of talks in the Austrian capital Vienna, President Biden is hoping to restore the 2015 nuclear deal with the Iranians.
Russia — along with the United Kingdom, Germany, France, and China — has been part of the European Union-sponsored negotiations. The Biden White House negotiated indirectly, as former President Donald Trump pulled the plug on the Obama-era deal in 2018.
Biden’s Nuke Deal: A Boost to Iran’s Global Terror Network
The restored Obama-era deal will not only protect Russians from the full extent of the Ukraine sanctions, but it will also shore up Iran’s ability to support international terrorism. The circulated draft of the new Iran nuclear agreement suggests that President Biden will take off the regime’s military arms, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), from the U.S. terror list, reversing a 2019 decision by the Trump administration.
These details of the proposed deal emerged from a letter addressed to President Biden by a bipartisan group of House members. “Lifting, waiving, or rescinding terrorism-related sanctions will violate his previous commitment to Congress,” the copy obtained by the U.S. news website Jewish Insider said.
The letter dated March 10, and signed by several U.S. lawmakers, including 12 Democrats, noted:
Among other issues, we are highly concerned about reports indicating the potential lifting of the Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) designation of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)1 and of the sanctions placed on members of the office of the Supreme Leader.
Without adequately addressing Iran’s role as the world’s leading state-sponsor of terror — which was noticeably absent from the 2015 JCPOA — and simultaneously providing billions of dollars in sanctions relief, the United States would be providing a clear path for Iranian proxies to continue fueling terrorism.”
The lawmakers concluded that “from what we currently understand, it is hard to envision supporting an agreement along the lines being publicly discussed.”
The Biden administration is trying to slip a new nuclear deal with Iran under the table quietly.
— Sen. Marsha Blackburn (@MarshaBlackburn) March 7, 2022
Having Outwitted Biden Negotiators, Iran Haggles for More
Having outwitted the Biden negotiator in Vianna talks, the Iranians are haggling for further concessions. On Thursday, Iran’s top security official, General Ali Shamkhani, called on Washington to agree to Tehran’s unspecified “principled demands.”
The Associated Press reported the Iranian general’s latest remarks:
If idiot Biden doesn’t walk away from this abysmal deal, we’ll know for sure just how serious he is about sanctions and punishing Putin.
Because it is so easy, the Russians and the Iranians will take extra effort to make idiot Biden look stupid and, by extension, the entire United States. Of course, idiot Biden is more than happy and willing to aid them to that effort. Hell, he’ll probably send Kamala at some point “represent” the US. Though believed to be impossible, idiot Biden is even more inept at negotiations than the closet Muslim Obama. By all appearances it seems they and the Democrats admire and revere terrorists and want to help them out whenever and however (such as gifting them billions of dollars of US military equipment in Afghanistan) they can. Democrats are not only a danger to the US, but also to the entire world.
Video from Ukraine. Note the flag.
“The 80s called. They want their foreign policy back”
Note the patch
Damn good fighters. NLAWs aren’t wasted on these guys. They’ll take out a lot of Putin’s tanks. They’ll also be the endless resistance Putin will be rewarded with for years to come.
They took out a lot of Jews, too. Maybe they can teach you how to ethnically cleanse white people from the US, when it’s finally time for that.
Their president is a Jew.
Not sure you understand what “installed” means.
And you’re missing the bolts, you idiot.
Not sure I give a f*ck what you think I understand.
Sure you do. You keep posting here like a dog going back to their own vomit.
Eat up, boy.
I think one of the fly-by operators took over the “greg” account and isn’t reading very closely.
He never does.
There is a huge difference between a jew and a practicing jew. Something tells me he would have a side of bacon with his eggs.
Is it the same as the difference between Trump and a practicing Christian?
Meanwhile, as the Democrats who caused this war are fawning over Ukrainian resistance as if they can win conflicts with hastags, the reality is that the Americans are poorer, sicker, more divided, less able to buy a house, more unemployed, and more under attack from an open border than they were before the Covid attack and rigged election that took out a very successful, very profitable Donald Trump.
Cool cool…cheering on Nazi’s is good now.
greg loves to arm people, as long as they are white.
He never seems to complain about all the black and brown people in the world getting invaded.
There are some “very fine people” among them.
In the end, Democrats arm and support real Nazi’s. No mis-quotes or lies needed.
Maybe Kamala can pay to bail them out of a Russian prison?
You are simply addicted to lying, aren’t you?
Media and Biden work together to spread the lie about what Trump said about Charlottesville
The lie that won’t die: “they are fine people”
CNN lies about Trump’s remarks about the Charlottesville riot even though they cite a report that has the truth that contradicts their own report
NYT comes back and cleans up some of its mess created by misquoting Trump on Charlottesville
China’s concentration camps have never been brought up by him…very curious.
And now, the Nazi’s are “very good fighters”
He won’t talk about China, the IMF, Schwab, any of it.
Because he’s a NWO disinformation troll.
China is backing Russia in their taking of Ukraine. The “news” is trying to hide it.
They are very good fighters. As Putin is discovering.
Cool…cheering on Neo-Nazi’s isn’t a bad thing now?
They’re protecting Ukraine from invasion. I will applaud every Russian tank they blow to hell.
It’s like the situation over there is much more complicated than “Putin is bad. Don’t ask about Biden getting rich in Ukraine.”
Gotcha. Nazi’s are ok as long as they are killing those you dislike?
Yep. And extra points if they kill Putin.
They haven’t done what Putin has done.
Sweet…now we know where you stand.
Nazi’s good…Russian’s bad
Can you ban him for being a Nazi?
They’re not the ones killing Ukraine’s women and children, are they?
Cool cool. Now do China.
Know do Yemen.
Now do every other ongoing genocide and conflict on the planet.
Are some Democrats/Globalists getting rich in Ukraine, and Putin’s invasion a counter attack to something going on for over a decade…in which the US installed regimes too?
You don’t give a flying fuck about anyone in Ukraine, pig.
Hmmm…why would he criticize a country that has so much in common with Nazi Germany?
Greg the Nazi.
Has a nice, and accurate ring to it.
Just want to make sure I’m getting you on record. Nazi’s are fine, as long as they are fighting Russians.
Ask me again, after Putin’s war machine is back on the other side of the Ukrainian border. Until then, the enemy an enemy is a friend.
Heil Hitler right? Until they’re across the border of course… But after that you’re DEFINITELY anti-Nazi
For all practical purposes, Putin might as well BE Hitler. Ukraine stands between Putin and Europe.
yes they are the ones 500 children since 2014 dumb f***
The hospital had been evacuated at the end of February by the Azov Batallion who turned it into a base for themselves. There were no patients and no medical staff present at the time of the strikes.
Crisis actors were used for the staged tragedy
Western Media has been showing.
Still checking on this but it reminds me if a previous post were dead people are not very dead.
Where I stand regarding the invasion of Ukraine and the traitorous anti-American, pro-Putin crap posted here should have been abundantly clear all along.
Uh, questioning why a man who half the country don’t even consider our president is destroying our economy, forcing a vaccine that kills people, opening our border, endorsing a genocidal CCP, and now allowing open war with a nuclear armed foe attacking Europe is what actual Americans do.
Going with the narrative is what a traitor does.
You can’t openly support Nazis and claim you’re an American.
And you don’t “stand” for or on anything. You’re just shoveling the shit narrative they tell you to shovel.
The ongoing crony-capitalism inside the Democrat Party has caused this War.
Biden is to blame.
Seriously, is this enough to ban him?
For what? Calling you out on your support of Vladimir Putin, and your betrayal of your own country? Assuming, of course, that you’re not a Putin troll…
I mean, aren’t you the same guys who were just fine with the Boogaloo Boys and their Charlottesville torchlight parade?
No one every supported that, and you don’t have on shred of evidence to show.
Trump denounced them, and the “very fine people” comment literally exonerated him.
As for all the groups being either owned by, or made by, the FBI to concoct non-existent racism…
Biden is racist. Trump is not.
Trump is the blackest President we’ve ever had.
Aren’t you the same guy that was supporting and encouraging fascist BLM/ANTIFA riots, looting, attacks and murders? Why yeah… you ARE.
You’re a paid actor sent to stifle free speech and to propagate misinformation..
Guess the memo has gone out party wide eh?
As greg has shown us, the Left are quite anti-Semitic…and openly are Nazis, at this point.
Twitter deleted this guy for showing how many Nazi’s are fighting in Ukraine
Fess up, Comrade Greggie; you’re a CCP troll.
And don’t give me that crap about how the CCP is supporting Putin. The CCP is looking down the long road. Anyone who knows anything about foreign affairs and the CCP philosophy know that.
And moron, the phrase is not “the enemy an enemy is a friend.”
It’s “the enemy of my enemy is my friend” so clearly your Mandarin to English translator is not on the mark.
We need to cut all ties with China but Biden doesn’t want his family to lose its honeypot.
I told you long ago that there might as well be a Chinese flag flying over your local Walmart parking lot; that corporate America had made some people very rich by exporting American jobs to China and importing Chinese-made products to boost profit margins. You attacked me for the comment. Some bullshit about it all being because of excessive US taxes, US environmental protections, etc etc…
Your whole comment is a f*cking lie. You never said any of that to me so I could not attack you for a comment you did not make to me.
You are a CCP troll. Always have been, always will be.
My apologies. It was actually Deplorable.
So, you can’t possibly have a problem with Walmart and pursuing profits, then support Democrats and a very well-paid Biden.
Democrats are crony-capitalists, being installed to ensure laws pass that line the pockets of their donors. It’s fact.
About six BILLION was paid by banks, tech, and pharma to “elect” Biden.
You support corporate greed.
Obama drove jobs and manufacturing overseas. Trump brought them back. Idiot Biden drives them away again, as well as strangling our energy industry.
You never said that. You have lauded the Chinese for years, as if they are some kind of real super power and not a Marxist 3rd world state that was used (wrongly) for cheap labor.
WE pointed out that America should not have used China the way we did.
Buying goods from a nation and giving those people a higher quality of living is hardly “flying” their flag over a store.
And keep in mind Leftists, Leftist CEOs, and Leftism in general supports using slave labor and child labor in China….still.
THEY ARE STILL DOING IT, and those who do soundly give millions to Democrat politicians.
That has been a major policy of the Democrat party, driving jobs overseas and boosting imports from China. Imports from China is UP under idiot Biden. Money in his pocket.
The only “pro-Putin” actors are you and Democrats. You’ve done everything possible to make Putin richer and more powerful. Without idiot Biden’s assistance, he could have never invaded Ukraine. That’s what YOU support and defend.
It has no idea what it’s posting.
At least you’re out of the closet, Nazi.
Let’s have a contest on greg’s new Jew-killing, democracy hating Nazi name.
I say we call him a “very good fighter.”
And what closet are you in?
Um, you might want to run that by your party first. They’d call that “homophobic”, and then they’d call you a “Trump Supporter.”
Think before you write, sport.
You can’t support Democrats, BLM and ANTIFA and not be a fascist and a Nazi.
Yup with mercenaries imbedded in the ranks, the nazis have had lots of practice murdering eastern Urkrainians.
The people attacking Ukraine are not Ukrainians. Nobody crossed the Ukrainian border into Russia and started murdering the population and reducing cities to rubble. It would be Vladimir Putin who did that. How effin’ abysmally STUPID does someone have to be not to grasp this simple fact?
Wait… Didn’t Putin do that in 2014 and didn’t you say it was no big deal?
No. No one said it as no big deal.
It was such a big deal that one of the first things idiot Biden did in office was lift sanctions on Putin, green light his Nordstream II pipeline (after choking our own energy capacities) and gave Putin the revenue and opportunity to invade Ukraine. Yeah, he was REALLY peeved about it.
Easten Ukraine the Nazis have been murdering raping and torturing Ukrainians for 8 years.
Actually they declared themselves independent after the coup, then the Nazis were set on them. 13 K dead 500 of which were children, 8 years of terror.
That hasn’t actually happened, except in Putin’s propaganda releases.
Not so goosestepper, not according to UNICEF
NEW – UN Security Council will convene Friday at Russia’s request to discuss Moscow’s claims of “the military biological activities of the United States on the territory of Ukraine.”
They are coming with reciepts.
They changed the pic on the tweet to no show the obvious NAZI symbol on the soldier.
Can’t have the Truth getting out there…
Democrats support Nazi’s now.
Of course they did…I saved it tho:
Love when greg says “every legitimate news sources says “x” so it HAS to be true. BELEIVE THE NARRATIVE OR ELSE!”
What a pig.
03/10/22 – Russian Commander Killed as Tank Convoy Ambushed, Drone Footage Shows
“Very poor tactics” would be an understatement, but Putin doesn’t care about the bodies that pile up.
Someone on the video speculates this was a Bayraktar strike. The Baykar Bayraktar is a UACV built by Turkey. Turkey has supplied them to Ukraine. Click on the Twitter video for full screen view. These are precision missile strikes.
The coordinates link is to the same location on Google Earth satellite map.
Seriously, moving troops and armor along a long, straight highway patrolled by armed drones, with precise coordinates known all the way, into the range of artillery waiting in Kiev? And then he intends to take the city, knowing 17,000 NATO shoulder-launched tank killers have been provided.
Zelensky wants to talk. Putin doesn’t. Putin must have more loose screws than a blown-up Russian tank.
Wait… you said a “deal” was bad. What changed?
greg is just trying to “Bannon” all over the conversation.
Um, so a Nuclear-armed country is using conventional warfare against a non-Nuclear-armed country…and that conventional warfare is failing.
Not sure you understand what happens next.
Putin offered terms. He doesn’t “want” to talk. He did talk.
Why aren’t all the those “legitimate” news sources of yours telling us what’s going on?
Also from Newsweek:
Remind me again why the iran deal is important to us as a vital National Security Interest?
Am I to understand we are in negotiation talks that are supported by both Russia and the CCP who identify with Iran vs the USA?
It is clear now why Saudi Arabia and the UAE told biden to pound sand when he begged for more oil. Iran poses an existential threat to both Saudia Arabia and the UAE…
Biden probably has no idea. Don’t tell John Kerry.