Members of OPEC are meeting in Vienna on Friday. Under discussion will be the question of whether to curb production in response to the global slump in oil prices. Iran says it will refuse to co-operate with such a plan.
Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali Al-Thani has released a video claiming he is being detained in the United Arab Emirates. Sheikh Abdullah had acted as a mediator with other Gulf nations since they cut ties with Qatar.
Iran has told the UN it has "hard evidence" that protests there were being "directed from abroad," while Russia has urged the chamber to "let Iran deal with its own problems." The US said it had put Iran "on notice."
Iran's foreign minister says Iran's agreement to the nuclear deal depends on "full compliance from the US," following talks in Brussels. The talks took place ahead of the United States' sanctions decision due Friday.
The Iranian president has urged Saudi Arabia to end its war in Yemen and sever alleged ties with Israel to improve relations with the Islamic republic. Iran and Saudi Arabia have witnessed relations nosedive since 2016.
© 2018 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version