Despite all the economical hardship reported in Iran due to the implementation of US Sanctions, Nowrouz — the Iranian New Year, which fell on March 21 — promised the prospect at least of a happy national celebration to makes people feel better about the future.
There is a lot happening in Iran as the Supreme Leader shakes things up politically. While Iranians continue to protest about unpaid salaries and long queues for food, Ayatollah Khamenei is busy making preparations.
Europe has shown good faith toward Tehran since the US pulled out of the 2015 nuclear deal last May, and promised to launch a financial mechanism to enable Iran to counter President Donald Trump’s sanctions.
Iran has faced a great deal of political pressure over the past 40 years, but the economic effects of the sanctions recently imposed by US President Donald Trump are the harshest and the most effective to date.