Mentioning the risks of single-product export for the country's economy, the President added: "Without a doubt, creating variety in non-oil exports further decreases economic vulnerability".
"We now see that Iranians are willing to take profound risks to challenge the regime directly in a way we have not seen in years", Maloney said.
In the past 10 days, there were new protests, the largest in Iran since its 2009 disputed presidential election, fueled by young people angry over their bleak prospects.
But regardless of the causes, the protests signal that Iran's citizens may disagree with the government on next steps.
"The U.S. administration attempts to use the conditions in Iran to enhance its internal position and promote its domestic image by claiming false success", Fayyad, also professor of Iranian studies at Tanta University, told Xinhua.
The protests now sweeping Iran are being considered the largest challenge to the Iranian regime since the Green Movement uprising in 2009 after the re-election of former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
President Donald Trump is expected this week to extend relief from economic sanctions to Iran as part of the nuclear deal, citing progress in amending us legislation that governs Washington's participation in the landmark accord, according to USA officials and others familiar with the administration's deliberations.
The director of the Prisons Organisation, Mostafa Mohebbi, confirmed the death on the judiciary's official website and said "Sina Ghanbari has hanged himself in a toilet on Saturday".
"They have nothing to lose", said the reporter, who had witnessed several protests in the Iranian capital.
Over the past week, protests erupted in a number of Iranian cities against the government's economic policies.
As 2017 came to a close, a groundswell of Iranian protesters captured global attention.
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, commander in chief and head of state, in power three decades, was also denounced, as were Iran's interventions in wars in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Gaza and Yemen. An assault in June by the Islamic State group targeting Tehran - a rare terror attack in the Iranian capital - also galvanized support by the public, which fears a return of the bombings and unrest that immediately followed the 1979 Islamic Revolution. If successful, it might change the landscape of Iran and the world forever.
These sanctions target key entities involved in Iran's ballistic missile program, which the Iranian regime prioritizes over the economic well-being of the Iranian people.
Haley continued her tough talk in front of the U.N., noting the neglect of human rights by some U.N. Security Council members and the refusal to acknowledge that human rights are fundamental to individuals and not something subjectively doled out by various governments.
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