Iran’s economy minister cancels US trip
The US government continues to violate its commitments to host international institutions such as the World Bank (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and obstructs the presence of Iranian delegations at international conferences, according to a statement from the Iranian ministry. economy.
More recently, Iran’s Finance and Economic Affairs Minister Ehsan Khandouzi had to cancel his planned trip to the United States to attend a World Bank meeting after the United States delayed issuing visas for him and his delegation.
Khandouzi wanted to attend the spring meeting of the World Bank.
Earlier this year, Iran’s national freestyle wrestling team was scheduled to play a friendly match in the United States at the official invitation of the American Wrestling Federation, but after the US government refused to issue visas to the president of the Iranian Wrestling Federation Alireza Dabir and five other members of the Iranian team, they had to cancel their trip. The cancellation of the trip to the United States came as a sign of protest against the American side.
The United States refuses to respect its international obligations under the pretext of unilateral and illegitimate sanctions against Iran which it reimposed after its illegal withdrawal from the JCPOA in May 2018.