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For more on the new US sanctions against Iran, we are joined by Elham Kadkhodaee, who is a researcher from the University of Tehran. His work focuses on American foreign policy in the Middle East. Hello, Elham.
Q1: The new sanctions have been described as the toughest ever passed by the US Congress against Iran. What are the differences between the new sanctions and the earlier ones?
Q2: How will the new sanctions affect Iran?
Q3: The Speaker of the Iranian Parliament, Ali Larijani, said the new US sanctions are meaningless. Why has he played down the impact of the sanctions?
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