Iran dismisses report on Russia participation in oil sale

Tehran, Oct 31, IRNA – Iranian Petroleum Minister Bijan Zangeneh dismissed allegations by some Western media like Reuters that Russia has participated in Iran's oil sale.

Bijan Zangeneh made the remarks on the sidelines of a cabinet meeting on Wednesday.

Elaborating on petrochemical companies' engagement in currency market, he said there is no problem in provision of currencies by these companies.

Referring to Iran's decision to offer its oil on domestic stocks market, Zangeneh said so far 280,000 barrels of oil have been sold on the market and the rest is expected to be offered soon.

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