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Russia slams Trump’s call to increase sanctions on Iran

  • Russia’s Foreign Ministry slams U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision Wednesday to tighten sanctions on Iran following strikes Saturday on the world’s largest crude-processing plant and an oil field in Saudi Arabia.
  • The U.S. accuseds Iran of carrying out the attacks that forced the Saudi kingdom to shut down half its oil production.
  • Russia, Iran’s top ally, calls the sanctions “destructive” and adds that they “will not solve anything,” Reuters reported, citing news agency Interfax.

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