Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in a telephone conversation with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that attempts to exert pressure on Moscow through sanctions were pointless, the Russian Foreign Minister said in a statement on Thursday.
A senior Iranian official has condemned the recent “illegal” measure by the US Senate to approve new sanctions against Iran, saying the Parliament of the Islamic Republic would take “necessary measures” in this regard.
Iranian Parliament's Committee on National Security and Foreign Policy will discuss a plan to take reciprocal measures against the US Senate's decision to impose new sanctions on Tehran, an Iranian lawmaker says.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday said new sanctions under consideration by the United States would damage relations between the two countries, but it was too early to talk about retaliation.
US Senator Bernie Sanders has urged the Senate to delay voting on an anti-Iran sanctions bill to protect the 2015 nuclear deal and show solidarity with Iranians in the wake of Wednesday's terror attacks in Tehran.
Former US secretary of state, John Kerry, said on Monday that the Iran nuclear deal could hold even if President Donald Trump pulls out, but he warned that imposing new economic sanctions against Tehran could be dangerous.
Former US Secretary of State John Kerry has warned the administration of Donald Trump against imposing new economic sanctions against Iran, saying such a move could push the country into a corner and that would be dangerous.
North Korea says it "fully rejects" the fresh wave of sanctions imposed on some of its companies and individuals by the United Nations Security Council, vowing to continue with its nuclear and missile programs without a delay.