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US Navy: Will Protect Commerce in Face of Iran Oil Threat

US Navy: Will Protect Commerce in Face of Iran Oil Threat

Speaking after three hours of talks, European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, who chaired the talks, read a statement from the six delegations repeating previously-announced broad priorities ranging from guaranteeing Iranian oil revenue to shipping ties, banking and all other trade and investment co-operation.

Rouhani told French President Emmanuel Macron in a phone call that the package "does not meet all our demands", reported the news agency on the eve of ministerial talks in Vienna.

Since Trump's shock move in May, which dismayed all other signatories, Washington has warned other countries to end trade and investment in Iran and stop buying its oil from early November or face punitive measures.

Speaking at a joint press conference with his Swiss counterpart, Alain Berset, in Bern on Tuesday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani lashed out at American officials for threatening to stop Iran's oil exports, saying they would never be able to carry out such a threat.

Referring to the firm stands adopted by Iran's president against recent U.S. ill-wishing strategies and imposition of new oil sanctions against Iran, General Jaafari expressed hope that people from all walks of life along with the country's officials to adopt a unified stance to achieve their goal.

Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) warned Thursday that it could block the Hormuz Strait in the Gulf should the USA prevents its oil exports, semi-official ISNA news agency reported.

During a visit to Europe this week President Hassan Rouhani warned that Iran could reduce its co-operation with the United Nations nuclear watchdog, having already threatened Trump of the "consequences" of fresh sanctions against Iranian oil sales.

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The Strait of Hormuz is the most important oil transit channel in the world with about one-fifth of global oil consumption passing through each day.

They are trying to present this as a response to an Iranian "threat" to close the area.

Top diplomats from Iran and five world powers sat down in Vienna on Friday to hash out what steps are needed to preserve the nuclear deal with Tehran following the withdrawal of the United States.

"If the process of the European foreign ministers' meeting in Vienna, which is aimed at encouraging Iran to cooperate, is promising, we will continue our cooperation", he said.

"The participants recognized that, in return for the implementation by Iran of its nuclear-related commitments, the lifting of sanctions, including the economic dividends arising from it, constitutes an essential part of the JCPOA", Mogherini told reporters after the meeting without taking questions.

"We are ready for all possible scenarios. the collapse of the deal will increase the tension in the region". He said the package lacks workable solution and is a set of general commitments like the previous European Union statements.

The model set as revolutionary thinking with reliance on people, was in fact the foundation of pillars of sacred defense of the Iranian people in the geography of Islamic resistance, bringing historical triumphs against the Takfiri terrorists and proxy wars, he said.


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