The recent U.S. sanctions on the chief of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) would not affect the progress of the country's nuclear program, Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi said Friday.
An Iranian energy official said on Wednesday that Iran cannot transfer a sum of 5 billion U.S. dollars earned from exports of gas and electricity from a bank account in Iraq because of the U.S. sanctions.
The administration of US President Donald Trump has imposed new sanctions on Iran targeting the country’s metals sector and several of its government officials following Tehran’s retaliation for the assassination of Iranian Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani.
The spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran denounced the US sanctions imposed on Iran’s construction sector as a sign of Washington’s weakness and failure in the domain of diplomacy.
The administration of US President Donald Trump has imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif for what Iran calls “great fear” of his eloquent delivery of the Iranian nation’s message to the world.
Iran officially kicked off a long-anticipated program for gasoline exports with a shipment to neighboring Afghanistan as authorities seek to offset the impacts of US sanctions on the oil industry through the sale of refined products.
Turkey has dismissed reports alleging that Ankara is considering delay in the delivery of advanced Russian built S-400 air defense missile systems in the wake of US pressure and threats of imposing sanctions over the purchase of the military hardware, emphasizing the plan is going on as planned.