Rouhani Admits That IRGC Controls Iran's Economy

NCRI - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in his remarks on Thursday once again referred to the wide rifts in the regime’s senior ranks.

“The fact that rifts are created in our society is due to our lack of tolerance. There are who prefer everyone to think like we do… Even the messenger [of Islam] was told you are not above the people to order them, and you are only obligated to show them the way, to allow each individual to choose for themselves. However, there are those who think they should issue orders upon people and that people are to obey their orders,” he said.

Iran Regime MP: Central Bank Causing Economic Troubles for 20 Million People

NCRI - Iranian MP Hossein-Ali Haji Doleigani said at least one third of the Iranian people are having problems due to their investments and savings in financial-credit institutes.

“Psychological, spiritual concerns and worries resulting from investing in such institutions, in addition to the investor, causes problems for their families and it appears more than 20 million people are suffering in this regard,” he said.

Iran Regime's Banking Expert: Credit Institutions Launched by Those Who Have Political Power yet Don't Care a Bit About Law

NCRI - An Iranian regime’s banking and financial expert acknowledged in his interview with regime’s news TV channel that owners of credit institutions have political power and special backing, yet don’t care a bit about the law.

Hollow Promises of the Iran Regime to the Wheat Farmers

NCRI - After more than a month of wheat harvest, government authorities evade paying the money to the wheat farmers.

A state-run website called Bayanerooz on June 9 2017 writes about Rouhani's hollow promises, "The president always promises jam tomorrow. He did not achieve positive results in the 4 years of presidency. He only prioritizes measures in times of election."

Iran's Iron Ore Exports Comes to a Halt

NCRI - Iran’s state media reported iron ore exports have come to a halt due to increasing shipping fees.

“With the increasing rise of sea shipment prices and discounts enjoyed by Forteskio and India companies for below 58% iron ore, such exports have been halted,” said Keivan Tehrani, head of the Iron Ore Producers and Exporters Association to the semi-official Tasnim news agency.

Iran's Recession and Unemployment to Stay

NCRI - According to former head of Tehran Economics University, the real unemployment rate is several times higher than officially announced and it’s not going to decrease in the near future. Earlier, regime’s labor minister had also announced that the country’s unemployment rate would not decrease in the next few years.

Earlier this year, regime’s Statistics Center announced in its detailed 2016 job market report that the country’s number of unemployed were three millions.

More Than 90% of Iran's Metal Ore Mines Are Shut Down

NCRI - Of the 145 small and medium size active metal ore mines in 2013, only nine remain active, according to the vice president of the Mine Ore Importers/Exporters Association.

“Around 8,000 were employed in the metal ore extraction branch, and their closure has led to at least 5,000 workers becoming unemployed,” according to Iran’s state-run TV/Radio in its interview with Bahram Shakuri.

Iran: Unemployment, poverty forcing young men with Master’s Degrees to dangerous jobs

NCRI - Iran’s mullahs have destroyed the country’s economy and brought nothing but poverty and increasing unemployment. Currently young men and women graduating college with high degrees are forced to even resort to carry heavy loads.

Rival Factions Within Iranian Regime Clash Over Economic Deadlock

NCRI - New US sanctions and an economic deadlock due to financial sanctions and increased regional isolation have intensified the conflicts between regime’s rival bands as well as the attacks made by Khamenei’s guys on Rouhani, particularly following the recent presidential election show.

Addressing Rouhani in this regard, Iranian regime’s MP ‘Mohammad Bagheri’ said “Mr. President! You promised to lift non-nuclear sanctions. Forget about previous sanctions; prevent the new ones through diplomacy.”

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