The 1981 Algiers Accords laid out the legal framework for US-Iranian relations, including provisions forbidding interference in each other’s internal politics and a ban on trade sanctions. One party to the agreement violated it terms almost as soon as the ink was dry.
From routine banking transactions to life-saving insulin and malaria medicine, US sanctions are having a range of impacts on the lives of Venezuelans.
Ever since President Donald Trump's imposition of U.S. financial sanctions against Venezuela in August, the Venezuelan state has confronted various difficulties trying to import medicines and foodstuffs not produced domestically. The financial blockade directly affects routine international payments for goods and services. 1.