Iranian FM Mohammad Javad Zarif: We Have Perfected the Art of Evading Sanctions




Published on Dec 24, 2018

Speaking at the Doha Forum 2018 on December 15 in Qatar, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that U.S. sanctions are having a negative effect on Iran's economy, but that they are not enough to cause a change in Iranian policy. He said: "We have [successfully] done business during the previous sanctions, and if there is an art that we have perfected in Iran… It is the art of evading sanctions." He expressed confidence that Iran will continue to survive despite the will of the United States, just as it has for the past 40 .years. The event was streamed live on the Doha Forum's YouTube channel