Iran President Hassan Rouhani calls US sanctions an ‘invasion’


Published August 30, 2014Associated Press Facebook0 Twitter0 Aug. 11, 2014: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani smiles while attending an annual meeting of Iranian ambassadors in Tehran, Iran.AP/Office of the Iranian Presidency TEHRAN, Iran – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani called Western sanctions an “invasion” on Saturday after Washington imposed penalties on 25 businesses, banks and individuals. “Sanctions are an invasion of the Iranian nation. We should resist the invasion and put the invaders in their place,” Rouhani told officials in remarks broadcast by state TV. “We should not allow the continuation…

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