Jan 12, 2014, 4:38 PM
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Economy minister says West acknowledges Iran's progress

Tehran, Jan 12, IRNA – Minister of Economy and Finance Ali Tayyebnia said on Sunday that the western nations have acknowledged eye-catching progress and success of Iranian nation.

Addressing a group of personnel of Ministry of Finance and Economy, Tayyebnia said that during his visit to the US he had attended meetings, in which foreign parties were indicating that they had a close watch on Iranian progress in science and technology, being fully aware of extensive ground Iran gained irrespective of the arbitrary sanctions.

He added that the US had well understood that military action against the Islamic Republic of Iran will not work. That's why it has pinned hope on economic pressure to force Iran stop the trend of achieving new horizons in science and technology as well as the economic development.

Tayyebnia expressed pleasure with positive economic development despite the arbitrary sanctions, saying the government has managed to check the inflation.