US demands UK backing for Iran sanctions
The Sunday Morning Herald reports that the United States is calling on Britain to side with President Donald Trump rather than the European Union over Iran as tensions escalate over the US's reimposition of stringent sanctions on the theocracy.
NIOC: France's Total contract unchanged
Reuters reports that a gas field development contract with France’s Total (TOTF.PA), and China’s state-owned CNPC remains unchanged, a senior Iranian oil official said according to the oil ministry news agency SHANA on Saturday - hours after state new agency IRNA quoted him as saying CNPC had taken Total’s share in the project.
Macron & Trump discussion on Iran trade
Reuters reports on 11 August 2018 that the U.S. President Donald Trump spoke on Friday with French President Emmanuel Macron and they discussed trade, Iran and the Middle East, the White House said.
The US warns the EU on circumventing Iran sanctions
Sputnik writes that US senators from the Republican Party have sent a letter to the embassies of Germany, France, and the United Kingdom in the United States with a warning against any possible moves to circumvent American sanctions against Iran, the news portal t-online.de reported.
Iran warns Citroën about suspension of work
The CEO of the SAIPA Automotive Group has pointed to Citroën pulling out of Iran, and said: “We have notified this company and its directors that we will monitor their professional behavior. Any future cooperation between the Iranian automotive industry and their foreign partners will certainly take into account their stance under difficult circumstances and sanctions.”