China & Russia Pledge To Defend Trade Ties With Iran Despite US Sanctions
China and Russia have condemned the U.S. decision to impose sanctions on countries trading with Iran
Both countries have pledged to maintain trade ties with Tehran after President Donald Trump warned countries against doing business with the Islamic Republic.
China has been particularly vocal about its desire to continue to keep doing business with Iran.
Addressing Trump’s decision Monday to reimpose sanctions on Tehran, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said “China has consistently opposed unilateral sanctions and long-armed jurisdiction