Alireza Nikzad Rahbar: "Europe has decided to act against itself"

Oil Ministry spokesman

Reuters - Iranian politicians said on Tuesday they expected the European Union to backtrack on its oil embargo and repeated a threat to close the vital Strait of Hormuz shipping lane if the West succeeds in preventing Tehran from exporting crude. A day after the EU slapped a ban on Iranian oil, Iran's tone appeared defiant, even sceptical, with Tehran insisting that, with the EU faced with its own economic crisis, it needs Iran's oil more than Iran needs its business. The ban is expected to take full effect within six months >>>


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Veiled Prophet of Khorasan


by Veiled Prophet of Khorasan on


why so anrgy with me I am not milking Iran. What I am saying and have said is that reliance on oil is bad. If anyone with average intelligence knows it then how come our great PM did not know it.

For years since oil was discovered Iranian leaders have been fixated on it. How was Khomeini going to give people all the free stuff? I guess it was to be the oil money. If people stopped thinking in those terms it is better for us all. Do you disagree.


for god sake VPK

by amirkabear4u on

Mr know-it-all, I know what they are after, anyone with an average intelligent like you and me know that. During this process of bringing IRI down they will milk the nation. Since you know it all, I only need to remind you it is during these dark economical times that they sign the best oil deals for themselves. 


Veiled Prophet of Khorasan


by Veiled Prophet of Khorasan on


I have been saying Iran needs to stop relying on oil for years. But people get mad at me. I said the biggest mistake Mossadegh made was to made such a big deal of oil. Thinking we got all this money coming.

People think oil is "erse babamoon". Yes it is a big pile of money but it is just like welfare. Makes one lazy and not self reliant. It is good for Iran all its worst enemies particularly Saudi are addicted to it. 

Veiled Prophet of Khorasan

The idea

by Veiled Prophet of Khorasan on


is not to milk Iranian people because they do not have money. The point is to anger the lower class so much they revolt against the government. That will make possible the overthrow of the Islamic Republic.


Do you

by amirkabear4u on

think after all these price rises, things ever go back to normal?

Will foreign currencies get cheaper?

I do not think so. The whole idea is to milk the nation.




by Sialashgar on

Very Smart report. Long live Iran.


It is a strange world....

by Bavafa on

We find ourselves where IRI spokesman seem to care about Europeans by saying their policy works against them by increasing the oil prices.   If that is truly the only outcome of such policy, shouldn’t IRI just be jubilant about it?


When will Iran work towards self-sufficiency and not depending on OIL?

  Sadly this culture of dependencies and reliance on oil in government can be seen in the Iranian families/kids with their near total reliance on their parents even when they are full grown and in adulthood.


'Hambastegi' is the main key to victory 



Can Nikzad locate Europe on the world map?

by عموجان on

This is first dictator government that mark themselves (in forehead) instead of opposition 

Esfand Aashena

Faramarz jaan he wants to calm the masses!

by Esfand Aashena on

Look at today's Ettelaat (which BTW was the first issue this week after the safar and ghatl!) and click on the first page for the PDF file. 

In it they are stating that "they have thought this through" and the omat hamishe dar sahneh should not be worried about it!  

They are afraid they'll wake up in the morning and face an angry mob going after them by the millions.  They know once people pour to the streets out of desparation there isn't much they can do.  This won't be another "election" riot, it'd be financial and out of desparation.  Far worse.

Indeed if there is nothing to worry about why announce it?  Just carry on.  But they can't because the Rial is in a freefall.  Inflation is up and things are worst than they have ever been. 

Everything is sacred

Maryam Hojjat

DK, It is Mohr e Khar's shoe

by Maryam Hojjat on


Darius Kadivar

I wonder what "Mohr" Prayer Seal he is using ?

by Darius Kadivar on

To have that mark on his forehead ! 

Pray Hard  ...

Mullah Crying Fake about Imam Hussain (as)

You'll need it ! 


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واقعا که نیک زاده رهبره!


His name matches his analysis.

First he feels sorry for the poor Europeans and then he says that the Regime has other customers at a higher price. So why worry?

Can someone let the Regime-friendly people on this site know that all is well?