Iran warns US against tanker chase
US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi summoned the Ambassador of Switzerland, who also represents US interests in the republic. A conversation took place between diplomats. Araghchi warned the White House against the persecution of Iranian tankers bound for Venezuela.
At the same time, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif sent a letter to UN Secretary General Anthony Gutterish, in which he indicated that the United States should respect international law. Threats to the United States – this is maritime piracy, America is dangerous for the region. And in which case, Tehran will react symmetrically.
Earlier, Washington considered the issue of measures against Iran, which supplies oil to Venezuela. The White House is convinced that the Islamic Republic receives “tons of gold” for it.
In 2018, America withdrew from the nuclear agreement with Iran unilaterally, announced its intention to reduce Iranian oil exports to zero and imposed sanctions against Tehran, including secondary ones.
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