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Iran: Rouhani vows to continue exporting oil despite pressure from US01:43

Iran: Rouhani vows to continue exporting oil despite pressure from US

Iran, Islamic Republic of, Tehran
April 30, 2019 at 08:37 GMT +00:00 · Published

Iran will continue to export oil despite pressure being exerted by Washington, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a speech broadcast on state TV in Tehran on Tuesday. He spoke at an event commemorating National Workers' Week.

Rouhani said that Washington's attempt to bring Iran's oil exports to zero is "wrong," adding: "We won't let this decision be executed and operational."

The Iranian President said: "The Americans will see in the next months that we will continue our oil exports."

Last week, US President Donald Trump's administration announced its decision not to reissue waivers for countries importing Iranian oil.

The White House said in a statement that "this decision is intended to bring Iran's oil exports to zero, denying the regime its principal source of revenue."

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Iran will continue to export oil despite pressure being exerted by Washington, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a speech broadcast on state TV in Tehran on Tuesday. He spoke at an event commemorating National Workers' Week.

Rouhani said that Washington's attempt to bring Iran's oil exports to zero is "wrong," adding: "We won't let this decision be executed and operational."

The Iranian President said: "The Americans will see in the next months that we will continue our oil exports."

Last week, US President Donald Trump's administration announced its decision not to reissue waivers for countries importing Iranian oil.

The White House said in a statement that "this decision is intended to bring Iran's oil exports to zero, denying the regime its principal source of revenue."

RESTRICTIONS: NO Access Israel Media/Persian Language TV Stations Outside Iran/Strictly No Access BBC Persian/VOA Persian/Manoto-1 TV/Iran International

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