Jul 22, 2021, 1:33 PM
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Rouhani: Goreh-Jask pipeline, strong response to conspirators

Tehran, IRNA - President Hassan Rouhani said the inauguration of the Goreh-Jask oil pipeline project which is a source of pride for the Iranian oil industry was a strong and firm response to all conspirators, especially the United States.

He made the remark in the virtual opening ceremony of the project on Thursday by the Oil Ministry which was carried out in three provinces of Bushehr, Hormozgan and Fars in south of the country.

He said the completion of the project by Iranian engineers using domestic potentials in such a short time of 2 years and a few months  is a strong and firm response to all conspirators, especially the United States because oil was one of the most important elements in the list of American sanctions.

President Rouhani further noted the US sanctions targeted two important areas of oil exports and supply of basic goods because they knew if Iran faced a reduction in oil exports, it would it would no longer have any foreign exchange to meet its needs especially at a time it has to provide $ 6 million in medicine. we did.

However, he added, the government has been able to allocate currency to buy vaccines from foreign countries, and fortunately, domestic vaccines have also entered the market.

***Better vaccination conditions this week

"About 10 million people have been vaccinated so far," he said, adding that his government has fulfilled its promise to inject people over the age of 60 as well as the patients with basic ailments.  

According to the President, 300 to 400 thousand people receive vaccines every day.

Rouhani said his government has been successful in containing the pandemic and defying the US sanctions which he described as the two major issue of the country.

***Goreh-Jask pipeline, Iran's most strategic project

President Rouhani referred to the Goreh-Jask crude oil transfer project as "the most strategic plan of the Islamic Republic of Iran" and "an honor for his government."

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