Iran's Foreign Minister Warns U.S. Of 'Consequences' Over Oil Sanctions

The Guardian: Iran will continue to defy US oil sanctions, says Tehran

Foreign minister says US should ‘prepare for consequences’ if it tries to stop Iranian oil sales

The Iranian foreign minister, Javad Zarif, has said Tehran will continue to defy US sanctions by finding buyers for its oil and warned that Washington should “be prepared for the consequences” if it tries to stop it.

The US announced the sanctions in November but some countries got temporary waivers that allowed them to import Iranian oil. Washington now says those waivers, which mainly affect China, India, Japan, South Korea and Turkey, will expire on 2 May.

Zarif, seen as the moderate face of Iran and speaking in New York, said Tehran would also keep the Strait of Hormuz open for oil exports.

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WNU Editor: Sanctions always take time before their impact is felt. In the case of Iran, thay impact is going to be dire (see above video).

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