:: Peoples Time Online ::
Russia rejects US sanctions against Iran The ban has been declared illegal, and the country has announced to strengthen trade with Iran, the country has said it will be illegal.
In an interview to the British media Financial Times, Russian energy minister Alexander Novak said that we do not accept the United States sanctions against Iran since Monday. We will support Iran and increase trade with the country.
The US President Donald Trump has announced a new blockade on Iran last Friday. Before the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, the ban on the country’s sanctions will be effective from next Monday.
The Russian Foreign Minister said, “We hope that by tackling the US sanctions, we can find ways to continue mutual cooperation.”
Iran-Russia oil trade has continued since 2014. Russia bought oil from Iran and sold it to a third party. In return, Iran imports their essential goods from Russia.