Iran warns any clash in Gulf would push oil prices above $100

Iran warns any clash in Gulf would push oil prices above $100

Iran has warned that any clash in the Gulf would push oil prices above 100 dollar a barrel.

A top military aide to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said U.S. military vessels in the Gulf are within range of Iranian missiles and Americans are fully aware of it.

Iran and United States have been drawn into confrontation after Washington pulled out of a deal between Iran and global powers to curb Tehran’s nuclear programme in return for lifting international sanctions

Earlier, U.S. president Donald Trump said he was hopeful Iran would come to negotiating table to reach a new deal.

Meanwhile, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Iran may be willing to hold talks if United States showed it respect but  Tehran would not be pressured into negotiations.