Iran’s new president vows to lift ‘tyrannical’ US sanctions during inauguration speech

Ebrahim Raisi, Iran’s

Ebrahim Raisi, Iran’s new president, has used his inauguration speech to vow to work towards lifting “tyrannical” sanctions imposed on Tehran by the US, and to improve living standards for Iranians.

Raisi said in a televised speech to the nation on Tuesday that a mission of his presidency will be easing US sanctions on Iran, declaring that “we will seek to lift the tyrannical sanctions imposed by America.”

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