Iran oil minister Zangeneh says US using oil as a ‘weapon’

Iranian oil minister Bijan Zangeneh has accused the US of using oil as a “weapon.” (File photo: Reuters)

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zangeneh on Thursday accused the United States of using oil as a “weapon” and said that balance in the oil market would be restored “soon.”

“The United States is now using oil as a weapon; oil is not a weapon,” Zangeneh was quoted as saying by the Iranian oil ministry’s SHANA news agency.

He also said OPEC members must “get along with each other” under the current circumstances.

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