The United States will fail to prevent Iran from exporting its oil and any initiative to stop Iran’s deliveries of Iranian crude oil will block all oil exports by this route, the president said on Tuesday. Iranian.
As part of the sanctions imposed by the United States on Iran after the denunciation of the 2015 nuclear agreement, US authorities have said they want to reduce Tehran’s oil exports to zero in order to limit the missile program and the regional influence of the Islamic Republic.
“The United States should know that we are selling our oil and will continue to do so and that they can not stop our oil exports,” Hassan Rohani said in a speech aired on television during a trip. in Shahroud, in northern Iran.
“If one day they want to prevent the export of Iranian oil, no oil will be exported from the Persian Gulf,” added the president.
The United States will not succeed in cutting Iran’s economic ties with the region and the world, he said.
“The most hostile group in Iran, the United States, has taken control of power,” Rohani said, quoted by the Iranian news agency Irna. “Of course, they have never shown friendship to the Iranian people and we have never trusted America, like others, 100%”.
Iran’s Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri also said on Tuesday that US sanctions are hitting the most vulnerable people in Iran.
“When (the Americans) say that their target is the Iranian government and that there will be no pressure on the sick, the elderly and the weak in society, it’s a lie,” Eshaq Jahangiri said. , according to Iran’s official news agency Irna.