December 5, 2021

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US ignores calls to suspend Venezuela and Iran sanctions amid coronavirus pandemic

<div><p>Spread of coronavirus has not slowed drumbeat of successive layers of punitive measures imposed by the state department</p><ul><li><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/series/us-politics-live/latest">Coronavirus – live US updates</a></li><li><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/world/series/coronavirus-live/latest">Live global updates</a></li><li><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/world/coronavirus-outbreak">See all our coronavirus coverage</a></li></ul><p>At a time when all of humanity is facing a common, invisible, enemy, world leaders have called for a suspension of economic sanctions that have increasingly become the pursuit of war by other means.</p><p>The Trump administration has responded so far by ignoring those appeals and intensifying punitive measures on the two nations it has identified as America’s greatest enemies: Iran and Venezuela.</p><p> <span>Related: </span><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/26/nicolas-maduro-us-indictment-venezuela-drug-trafficking-leaders">US indicts Nicolás Maduro and other top Venezuelan leaders for drug trafficking</a> </p><p> <span>Related: </span><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/17/mask-gown-gloves-none-of-that-exists-venezuelas-coronavirus-crisis">'Mask, gown, gloves – none of that exists': Venezuela's coronavirus crisis</a> </p><p> <span>Related: </span><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/mar/21/end-us-sanctions-iran-fight-coronavirus-pandemic">End US sanctions against Iran so that we can fight coronavirus with all our might | Azadeh Moaveni and Sussan Tahmasebi</a> </p> <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/31/us-ignores-global-appeals-suspend-sanctions-coronavirus-pandemic-iran-venezuela">Continue reading...</a></div>

Spread of coronavirus has not slowed drumbeat of successive layers of punitive measures imposed by the state department

At a time when all of humanity is facing a common, invisible, enemy, world leaders have called for a suspension of economic sanctions that have increasingly become the pursuit of war by other means.

The Trump administration has responded so far by ignoring those appeals and intensifying punitive measures on the two nations it has identified as America’s greatest enemies: Iran and Venezuela.

Related: US indicts Nicolás Maduro and other top Venezuelan leaders for drug trafficking

Related: ‘Mask, gown, gloves – none of that exists’: Venezuela’s coronavirus crisis

Related: End US sanctions against Iran so that we can fight coronavirus with all our might | Azadeh Moaveni and Sussan Tahmasebi

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