Two Iranian companies signed a $440-million agreement Saturday to develop a gas field in the Persian Gulf, with the Oil Ministry saying it showed arch-foe the United States could not stop the country with sanctions.
The commander of the Air Defense Force of the Iranian Army highlighted the country’s preparedness to counter foreign threats and said the Islamic Republic is not seeking war but at the same time it never appeases anyone when it comes to its security.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif emphasized during his tour of Northern European countries that Iran invests all its efforts in ensuring security of the Persian Gulf, asserting that the United States cannot cause insecurity in this strategic region.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif highlighted bilateral ties between Iran and Kuwait, saying in a meeting with the Persian Gulf country’s crown prince that “foreigners” have no place in the region and have to leave.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Twitter on Friday that any military presence in the Persian Gulf from outside the region would be a “source of insecurity” for Iran, and Tehran would act to safeguard its security.