Iran's oil, non-oil exports continue despite sanctions: president

TEHRAN, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) -- Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said on Thursday that although the "enemies" sought to halt Iran's foreign trade and overseas sales through sanctions and threats, the country's oil and non-oil exports never ceased, according to official news agency IRNA.

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Making the remarks in an address in Tehran province, Raisi said Iran's advancements "anger the enemies," and they have constantly sought to stymie the country's progress through "waging war, instigating sedition, and organizing different conspiracies," but to no avail.

He called on the United States and its allies to know that they will receive a "hard slap" from the Iranian nation.