While hoping that US President Donald Trump administration would refrain from imposing new sanctions on Iran, FM Spokesman Bahram Qasemi stressed that Iran’s response would be ‘harsh’ and ‘decisive’ in the face of further sanctions.
US President Donald Trump is expected to ‘decertify’ the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran, while quietly encouraging Congress not to reimpose sanctions that could unravel the landmark deal, according to reports.
Resolving the North Korean nuclear crisis is impossible with sanctions and pressure alone, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday after meeting his South Korean counterpart, adding that the impact of cutting oil would be worrying.
Qatar inaugurated a new $7.4 billion port along its Persian Gulf coast on Tuesday that officials said would become a regional transport hub and help shield its economy against sanctions enforced by neighboring Arab states.
The US has joined the international condemnation of North Korea’s latest nuclear test and is preparing a package of sanctions that would "cut off North Korea economically" amid growing tensions with Pyongyang.