Iran would take action if the US tries to block oil exports from the country

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Foreign Ministry spokesman of Iran Bahram qasemi said that Iran will retaliate if the US attempts to block oil exports from the country, reports news Agency IRNA.

Earlier, trump wrote a tweet exclusively in capital letters, that Iran will face «unprecedented consequences» if it continues to threaten the United States. Trump’s statement was a response to a remark by the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who has urged US «not to play with fire», warning that otherwise, Washington will regret it.

«If the US wants to take serious steps in this direction, it would face strong opposition from Iran», — quotes Agency the words qasemi.

Earlier, the US state Department said that Washington will try to convince allies to completely stop the purchase of oil from Iran by the beginning of November, and Secretary of state Mike Pompeo said that the US sanctions against Iran’s oil sector will take effect from 4th November, after this date the supply of oil from there will be considered a violation of the sanctions.

Trump on may 8 announced that Washington is out of agreement with Iran on its nuclear program reached «six» of international mediators (Russia, USA, Britain, China, France, Germany) in 2015, and announced the restoration of all sanctions against Tehran, including secondary, that is, against other countries doing business with Iran.