Newspaper: the policy of sanctions was not working and U.S. isolation of Iran fails

Newspaper: the policy of sanctions was not working and U.S. isolation of Iran fails  

29/08/2012 15:07

Beirut August 29 / August (AKnews) – concluded the newspaper “Los Angeles Times” U.S. that summit conference NAM in Tehran, clearly indicates “failed policy of isolation” followed by the United States against Iran 30 years ago. The newspaper said the U.S. to The sanctions on Iran not only cause counterproductive to the interests of commercial markets U.S., but also exacerbated the stalemate of the peace process in the Middle East.   explained that the summit of 16 non-aligned countries will participate in the leaders of more than a hundred countries, including 35 heads of state, including the Egyptian President New Mohamed Morsi, who currently holds the rotating presidency of the summit, in addition to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. The newspaper considered that the policies of blockade and containment through sanctions and economic instruments, is no longer feasible, and ineffective. , the newspaper said that the sanctions, for example, did not change the behavior of Saddam Hussein or Moammar Gadhafi, noting that unlike what people think, some, other factors that made Gaddafi dismantles its nuclear program. added also that the sanctions did not change in the policy of North Korea, also said Cuba has been able to survive despite U.S. sanctions long. and keen newspaper for the clarification that where there was success of the policy of U.S. sanctions, it was coupled with a policy of engagement positive and constructive, as was, for example, in the end of apartheid in South Africa or termination of the communist regimes in Eastern Europe, or the completion of Arab-Israeli peace through the role American with Jordan and Egypt. concluded by pointing out that despite the decline in sales of Iranian oil, and shrinking foreign exchange reserves in Tehran and the economic difficulties began to appear, they indicate the affected Iranian sanctions, but did not translate only outcome zero in relation to halt Iran’s nuclear program.    from: Khalil Khalil, the Open: Peace Baghdadi

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