Iran does not seek to increase tensions in the middle East, said Rowhani

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything in Photobacterium of Iran Hassan Rouhani. Archival photoIran does not seek to increase tensions in the middle East, said Rowhani© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything the image Bank

Tehran does not seek to increase tensions in the middle East, said Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a meeting with new British Ambassador to Tehran by Robert Makerom.

«The Islamic Republic of Iran has never sought to tensions in the region and does not want any problems in international water routes, however, never renounce the right to export oil,» — said Rouhani, whose words are on his official website.

Machair during the meeting with Rouhani gave him his credentials, noting that London supported the agreement on Iran’s nuclear program and supports the implementation of the transaction.

The Iranian President, in turn, welcomed the deepening of relations between Tehran and London, also touching upon the issue of US withdrawal from the nuclear agreement and criticizing its incomplete implementation in the economy and the banking sector on the part of some members: «Iran is always ready to develop relations with the European countries, immediately after the US withdrawal from SVPD, the ball is on the half of Europe in the remaining limited time».

Earlier, the US state Department said that Washington will try to convince its allies to completely stop the purchase of oil from Iran by the beginning of November, and the head of the U.S. Treasury Steven Mnuchin said that the U.S. is ready to impose sanctions against Russia, China or any other country that will continue buying oil from Iran in defiance of the United States.

In Tehran said that export oil will either all countries, or none, and the Islamic revolutionary guard Corps (IRGC) said the willingness to close this Strait of Hormuz.

The US President Donald trump on may 8 announced that Washington is out of agreement with Iran on its nuclear program. Trump announced the restoration of all sanctions against Iran including secondary, that is, against other countries doing business with Iran. Other members of the six were against such a step the United States. The European partners of Washington have stated that they intend to continue to comply with the terms of the deal with Iran.