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Sanctions Are Driving Iran and Venezuela Into Each Other's Arms

Added 09-17-20 05:34:02am EST - “Maximum pressure has not destroyed the Iranian economy, and Tehran is now sharing its lessons in resilience with Nicol” - Foreignpolicy.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Foreignpolicy.com: “Sanctions Are Driving Iran and Venezuela Into Each Other’s Arms”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Maximum pressure has not destroyed the Iranian economy, and Tehran is now sharing its lessons in resilience with Nicolás Maduro’s beleaguered regime in Caracas.

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Argument: Sanctions Are Driving Iran and Venezuela Into Each Other’s Arms Sanctions Are Driving Iran and Venezuela I...

Over the past few years, Venezuelans have seen thousands of shops shuttered, with business after business failing under the weight of a massive economic depression and crippling economic sanctions. So it was somewhat of an event when a huge new supermarket opened in eastern Caracas in July. Yet what was even more unusual was that shoppers who flocked to the store had a hard time understanding what they were buying: many of the products’ labels were in Farsi, not Spanish.

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