of the EU States, the “protective shield” against Iran-sanctions the United States has prompted the U.S. Ambassador in Germany, to indirect threats against the participating States.

He considered the so-called Instex mechanism as a “disregard” of U.S. policy – and “to circumvent American sanctions is not advisable,” said Richard Grenell, the “world on Sunday”. Finally, U.S. President Donald Trump wool force Iran using sanctions back to the negotiating table and thus, prevent them from developing nuclear weapons and its missile program.

To circumvent U.S. economic sanctions, Germany, France and great Britain had established by the end of January, a special purpose company called Instex. About the payment in the case of Iran can no longer be processed on the business, if private banks because of the threat of U.S. penalties ready. So, Iran could provide, for example, more oil and other products to Europe. The money would then be charged, and not over banks in Iran to flow, but to European companies that sell such drugs, foods, or industrial products in Iran.

in the past, had Grenell failed several times with overt instructions to allies against the diplomatic etiquette. Shortly after his inauguration in may last year, he called on German companies to make due to the U.S. withdrawing from the nuclear agreement with Tehran has no more business in Iran. Later, he provoked irritation with his self-expressed desire that he wanted to strengthen “the other Conservative in the whole of Europe”. Most recently, he was threatened with German companies, which are involved in the planned Nord Stream Baltic sea pipeline 2, open to sanctions.

dealing with Iran, a result of the foreign policy strategy of the U.S. President, Grenell, who he referred to as the “Trump doctrine”. This two-pronged approach to the principle of “the carrot and the stick,” he said of the “WamS”: “We use the strongest possible sanctions, while we can offer at the same time, to see whether the behaviour of certain States to change.” In the case of North Korea, the have works so far, and “a little far” in Venezuela. In the case of Moscow, however, Grenells between the conclusion falls to the strategy of the President’s behavior: “With Russia, it has not worked out yet, but we keep up the pressure and at the same time offering talks.”

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