Iran official: EU threat of sanctions just a bluff

By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 7, 2012 14:06

In response to EU diplomats' recent comments that the EU is mulling over a ban on exports of Iranian gas, Oil Ministry spokesman Alireza Nikzad-Rahbar on Sunday said the EU threat is merely a “propaganda campaign.”

“The new EU threat is just propaganda maneuvering and will never be enacted since they (the EU members) can never make themselves politically dependent on other countries,” semi-official Mehr news agency quoted Nikzad-Rahbar as saying.

Nikzad-Rahbar added that sanctions would deprive Europe of Iran’s abundant gas reserves and make Europe more dependent on other sources of energy, which would threaten the continent’s energy security, Mehr reported.


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