Venezuela 0
23 May 2020

President Rouhani asserted that “some U.S. actions in different parts of the world have created unacceptable conditions, but by no means we do not initiate escalation of tensions and conflict”. He further warned that “if our tankers in the Caribbean or anywhere in the world face any problems caused by the Americans, they will face problems as well… We have always considered the legitimate right to defend our sovereignty and territorial integrity and to serve our national interests, and we hope that the Americans will not make a mistake”. Rouhani also emphasised that “the security of our region, especially maritime security in the region, is provided by the countries of the region, and we have always stated our readiness to cooperate more with our neighbours”.

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