Trump reason for US companies to lose Iran market: Minister

IRNA – Iranian oil minister said that the US president pressures is the main reason for that companies to lose the opportunity of presence in Iran’s market.

‘You are the main reason [US companies] lose this opportunity in this market,” Bijan Zanganeh told The Wall Street Journal in a rare interview, addressing Mr. Trump directly.

“The United States can have benefits in going to Iran if you don’t put pressure on them not to go to Iran.’

Fears of new sanctions and regulatory scrutiny in the future have kept many of the largest American companies on the sidelines, even as French auto makers Renault and Peugeot and oil giant Total have piled into Iran, Wall Street Journal wrote.