Iran Guards says it held Gulf drills as U.S. tensions rise

05 August, 2018, 22:16 | Author: Teresa Adams
  • News Agency Iran Air's new commercial aircrafts are parked at Mehrabad airport in Tehran Iran Sunday Aug. 5 2018. Iran has acquired five new ATR72-600 airplanes from ATR jointly owned by European consortium Airb

They have also expressed concern about keeping open the waterways off Yemen where Iranian-backed rebels have attacked oil tankers.

Since President Donald Trump announced in May that the USA would be withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal and restoring sanctions on the country, Washington officials have attempted to convince foreign governments to stop importing Iranian oil.

Francis Fannon, the assistant secretary of state for the Bureau of Energy Resources, was recently in China to discuss sanctions, according to a State Department spokesperson.

News Agency a traditional water cannon salute welcomes an Iran Air's new commercial aircraft at Mehrabad airport in Tehran Iran Sunday Aug. 5 2018. Iran has acquired five new ATR72-600 airplanes from ATR jointly
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Following Trump's decision to quit the historic Iran nuclear pact on May 8, the United States vowed to reimpose sanctions lifted under the accord against Iran and inflict punishments like secondary sanctions on nations that have business links with Iran.

If the US wants negotiations, it should stop pressures and sanctions, Qasemi was quoted as saying by official IRNA news agency.

The U.S., which withdrew from the nuclear deal in May, will re-impose some sanctions on Iran starting Monday.

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President Donald Trump of the United States of America had also informed that he is willing to meet with Rouhani over Tehran's oil ban without preconditions.

Iran's oil exports could fall by as much as two-thirds by the end of the year because of the USA sanctions, putting oil markets under strain amid supply outages elsewhere in the world.

India's imports from Iran could start to slow from August as some big Indian refiners worry that their access to the USA financial system could be cut off if they continue to import Iranian oil, prompting them to reduce oil purchases from Tehran. -Chinese trade relations. The Trump administration this week said it would increase tariffs on China from 10 percent to 25 percent, prompting Beijing to say it wouldn't be persuaded by economic blackmail. "China will continue to cooperate with Iran adhering to its worldwide obligations", she added. This accounted for 35 percent of Iranian exports last month, according to ship-tracking data compiled by Bloomberg.

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