NCRI - Italian Interior Minister, Giugliano Amato said that Iranian Revolutionary Guards' elements are the worst phenomena on the face of Earth.
The Italian ANSA news agency reported that Amato, speaking at a conference on "Iran and America, neutralizing a crisis" said: "I must confess that Iran's Revolutionary Guards' forces remind me of Cambodia. I can't imagine that in a civilized country such as Iran, people like this succeed in staying in power for such a long time. This Revolutionary Guards' forces are the worst phenomena on the face of Earth."
NCRI - The American AON insurance company announced it will cut all business ties with the Iranian regime.
The director general of Iran's Central Insurance Company, Hemmati said: "The AON shareholders have decided to cut off all trade ties with Iran and they are no longer able to cooperate with Iran's central Insurance Co."
By David J. Lynch
USA TODAY Ã¢â¬â In private talks with foreign bankers, U.S. officials are highlighting the risks of operating in Iran in a bid to squeeze the country's hard-line clerical regime.
The campaign, which has yet to seriously pinch the Iranian economy, is intended to impress upon Tehran the costs of its controversial nuclear program.
By Darren Ennis
Reuters, BRUSSELS - European Union lawmakers will urge political leaders on Thursday to back a letter to FIFA calling for Iran to be banned from the World Cup finals because of controversial remarks by the country's president.