Japan economy minister said that Tokyo keeps buying Iran's crude oil for ensuring the security of its oil supply in spite of the US sanctions.
The Turkish foreign minister said on Wednesday that Turkey is looking into establishing a new trade mechanism with Iran, similar to INSTEX, to avoid US sanctions.
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) deputy commander for coordination highlighted Iran’s power in the face of US and Israeli plots in the region.
Chairman of Iranian Parliament’s national security committee said that the Trump administration violated international law.
A senior Iranian Army commander described US decision to designate IRGC as a terrorist group as self-harming and said Iranian army forces cooperate hand in hand with IRGC.
US move to blacklist the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps as a terrorist group led to strengthening Iranian elite military organization's resolve to boost military power and regional might, IRGC vowed in a statement on Wednesday.
Standard Chartered is bracing itself for a bumper fine this week that could total hundreds of millions of pounds as it settles US charges over Iranian sanctions violations.
US officials have confirmed that Washington is expected to designate IRGC as a foreign terrorist organisation.
US secretary of state Mike Pompeo has said the United States will never allow Saudi Arabia to become a nuclear power and threaten its security and that of Israel.
President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) criticized politicizing humanitarian aids, saying sanctions have hindered issuance of assistance.