Lift Economic Sanctions on Iran!

For a true no-conditions approach, the U.S. needs to stop its campaign of unilateral coercive economic warfare and preparations for war. For genuine, good-faith, no-conditions talks, the US must stop:

  • Reimposing and tightening economic sanctions on Iran
  • Cancelling sanctions waivers to countries importing Iranian oil, to force Iranian oil exports to zero
  • Deploying aircraft carriers to the Persian Gulf to threaten Iran
  • Bypassing Congress to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia and the UAE on the pretext of curb Iranian “threats,”

Sign the petition below to tell Pompeo: Clear the field for peace talks with Iran by lifting the sanctions and ending the threat of war.


Dear Secretary of State Mike Pompeo,

As citizens of the United States, we call on the U.S. government to lift the crippling economic sanctions you have imposed on Iran. We are happy that the administration now says it is open to talks with Iran, but bullying Iran to the negotiating table with sanctions and threats of war is not the answer.

You insist that you care about the Iranian people but your sanctions deprive cancer patients of medications, make it hard for the disabled to get prosthetic limbs, and drive up the price of staple food items.

We would like you to listen to the calls made by 170+ prominent Iranian women’s rights activists who demand that the U.S. end this conflict and lift the devastating sanctions on Iran. These broad sanctions impact the most vulnerable populations, including women, children, minorities, and people with disabilities.

As peace loving Americans, we call for the U.S. to lift sanctions and dismantle the maximum pressure campaign in order to start talks with Iran.

Sincerely,

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  • m j
    signed 2019-06-09 23:55:35 -0400
  • John and Maria Simpson
    signed 2019-06-09 23:13:33 -0400
    Make love, not war!
  • Nabeel Zabak
    signed 2019-06-09 22:42:27 -0400
  • Arlene S. Pater-Rov
    signed 2019-06-09 22:08:04 -0400
  • Calvin Wills, Jr.
    @calvin_wills_jr tweeted link to this page. 2019-06-09 21:58:28 -0400
    I just added my name to call on Pompeo to lift sanctions on Iran and then engage in talks. #PeacewithIran https://www.codepink.org/iransanctions?recruiter_id=758846
  • Calvin Wills, Jr.
    signed 2019-06-09 21:58:14 -0400
  • Joseph Good
    signed 2019-06-09 21:27:01 -0400
    Joseph Good
  • Megan McGee
    signed 2019-06-09 20:58:33 -0400
  • Mary Hogan
    signed 2019-06-09 20:51:32 -0400
    Do the right thing..think before rushing to aggressive tactics. We are a global society and peace and justice are the only pathwys to cooperative understanding between cultures.
  • Kristin Huntoon
    signed 2019-06-09 19:56:19 -0400
  • Tom Strawman
    signed 2019-06-09 19:06:53 -0400
  • Jon Olsen
    signed 2019-06-09 18:42:20 -0400
  • Shearle Furnish
    signed 2019-06-09 18:28:09 -0400
    Shearle Furnish Furnish
  • Ron VanNorstrand
    signed 2019-06-09 17:03:51 -0400
    Diane Swords
  • Kalita Todd
    signed 2019-06-09 16:43:15 -0400
    Jan Todd
  • Elery Keene
    signed 2019-06-09 16:37:41 -0400
  • Joseph Hayes Hayes
    signed 2019-06-09 16:21:12 -0400
  • Debra Swanson
    signed 2019-06-09 15:43:49 -0400
    Pompeo is not a diplomat and has no business being in that job
  • Georgeann Hartzog
    signed 2019-06-09 15:30:59 -0400
  • Carol Ahlum
    signed 2019-06-09 14:49:58 -0400
  • Shari McRae
    signed 2019-06-09 14:49:15 -0400
  • Erik Hoekstra
    signed 2019-06-09 14:33:32 -0400
  • carl tyndall
    signed 2019-06-09 14:33:23 -0400
  • anthony hall
    signed 2019-06-09 14:18:35 -0400
  • Arlene Mikkelsen
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  • Karla Mason-Cohen
    signed 2019-06-09 13:59:21 -0400
  • Margaret Bush
    signed 2019-06-09 13:54:33 -0400
    It is urgent that this country engage in true diplomacy!
  • Nancy Freedman
    signed 2019-06-09 13:32:26 -0400
  • George Smith
    signed 2019-06-09 12:52:51 -0400
  • Jim Head
    signed 2019-06-09 12:35:55 -0400
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