Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei remarked that “now that we have started to reduce our [JCPOA] commitments, they [the Europeans] step forward. They are very insolent, and they have not abided by their eleven commitments. We have just started to reduce some of our commitments, and this process will surely continue”. Referring to the 4 July detention of an oil tanker off Gibraltar, he declared that “among all these nonsensical expectations, the vicious government of Britain commits piracy, and steals our ship. They commit crimes and make it appear legal. The Islamic Republic and devout agents of the system will respond to these vicious acts”.
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