The Russian Foreign Ministry confirmed that the new US sanctions on Iran are illegal, stressing Russia's determination to continue cooperation with Iran in the banking sector.
"We consider unilateral sanctions to be illegal, and these developments will in no way affect our positions on Iran," Dameer Kabulov, director of the second section on Asian affairs at the Russian Foreign Ministry, was quoted by the RIA Novosti news agency as saying. To him, and this will change nothing. ”
US President Donald Trump announced earlier today the imposition of a new package of unilateral sanctions on Iran targeting the Central Bank of Iran and the National Development Fund of Iran.