Russia says US sanctions 'illegal', will help Iran trade oil

Russian energy minister tells FT that Moscow will 'continue developing' its trade of Iranian oil after Monday deadline.

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    The Trump administration has reiterated it will reimpose sanctions on Iran that were lifted as part of the 2015 nuclear deal.

    The United Kingdom, Russia, France, China, Germany and the European Union have condemned the move.

    Al Jazeera's Patty Culhane has the latest from Washington, DC.


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