Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi said on Monday that the United Kingdom should stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia instead of leveling accusations against the Islamic Republic, after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Britain believed Iran was responsible for a recent attack on Saudi oil facilities.
Sales of imported foreign-brand vehicles in Japan in fiscal 2018 increased 1.2 percent from the previous year to 307,682 units, marking their second-highest level ever, the Japan Automobile Importers Association said on Thursday.
Iran will respond firmly to any Israeli naval action against its oil sales, Iran’s defense minister said on Wednesday, in comments that came a week after Israel said its navy could act against Iranian oil “smuggling” to enforce US sanctions.
Two major Japanese companies and an Indian state-run corporation seek to resume purchasing Iranian crude in January and February more than two months after the US reinstated sanctions on Iran’s oil and banking industries.
All countries that were granted waivers from the United States to continue buying a certain amount of Iranian oil imports are complying with US sanctions, a senior Iranian energy official said, noting that Tehran was hopeful to find new buyers.