Erdoğan: US anti-Iran sanctions destroy world's balance
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said that Ankara will not abide by US anti-Iran sanctions, as it aiming at destroying the world's balance.
Iran Press/Asia: Following a parliamentary group meeting, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan told reporters on Tuesday: "We do not find the sanctions right. Because our opinion is that these sanctions aim at destroying the world's balance," Anadolu Agency reported.
Turkish President stressed that the U.S. sanctions on Iran contradict with the international law and diplomacy.
"We don't want to live in an imperialist world," Erdoğan added.
In Aug.10, Turkish foreign minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said that his country will not implement the US' anti-Iran sanctions.
US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo along with US Secretary of the Treasury, Steven Mnuchin, announced the reimposing anti-Iran sanctions on Monday November 5 at a news conference.
The US Treasury Department added 700 individuals, companies, banks, aircraft and Iranian ships to its' sanctions list.
France, Germany, Britain and the European Union issued a joint condemnation of the United States’ move to place fresh sanctions on the Iranian economy, vowing to protect European companies doing "legitimate" business with Tehran.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Today asserted that people by their efforts will change the US unreasonable behavior against Iran.