Peace in our time! What could possibly go wrong? Iran just gave war hero medals to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps members who captured ten U.S. Navy sailors last month, and even John Kerry admits that some of this money will go to jihad terrorists, but hey, let’s not get hung up over details.
“Iran: $100 bln in assets ‘fully released’ under nuclear deal,” Associated Press, February 1, 2016 (thanks to Lookmann):
Iran says it now has access to more than $100 billion worth of frozen overseas assets following the implementation of the nuclear deal with world powers.
Government spokesman Mohammad Bagher Nobakht says much of the money had been piling up in banks in China, India, Japan, South Korea and Turkey since international sanctions were tightened in 2012 over Tehran’s nuclear program. His comments were posted on the website of state-run Press TV on Monday.
The landmark agreement brought about the lifting of international sanctions last month after the U.N. verified that Iran had curbed its nuclear activities….