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US sanctions push Iran to boost ties with regional countries

President Donald Trump listens to a reporter's question after signing an executive order to increase sanctions on Iran, in the Oval Office of the White House on June 24, 2019. (Photo by AP)

Mohammad Hashemi,
Press TV, Tehran

The United States unilateral sanctions have had a major impact on trade relations between Iran and the EU. Iran, increasingly disappointed with the EU, has sought for alternatives elsewhere. Tehran has placed greater priority in expanding ties with regional countries to mitigate the effect of US sanctions and boost its economy. 

Mohammad Hashemi has more in this report. 

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