Iraq voiced defiance against US deadline to stop gas imports from Iran and warned this action may lead to a gas crisis and unrest in Iraq.
Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani said despite US attempts to cut-off Iran's oil exports, threatening to reduce them to zero, Tehran will continue to sell its oil to numerous buyers.
Iran's ambassador to London has said Washington's offer to negotiate with Tehran sits awkwardly alongside its policy of sanctions against Iran and putting pressure on other countries to avoid business with Tehran.
A top Iranian Navy commander said that the Armed Forces are fully ready to guarantee the security of the country’s oil tankers in international waters.
The largest Japanese oil wholesaler is considering to resume Iran oil imports, Head of JXTG Yasushi Onoda said.
Iranian Ambassador to London Hamid Baeidinejad said, international energy institutions predict that Iran's oil export will increased despite US sanctions.
Iran has blamed two monitoring committees of OPEC for not protecting the collective interests of the organization.
South Korea has received a waiver from US sanctions on purchase of Iranian oil, a government official confirmed on Monday.
Second round of US sanctions removed under the 2015 nuclear deal, targeting the Iranian oil and financial sectors, reimposed on Monday.
Italian press reported on Saturday that Rome will continue to buy oil from Iran despite US sanctions.