Saudi Arabia has long said it would match any Iranian weapons development, but Jubeir's renewed vow came after US President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of an accord created to prevent Tehran's alleged quest for the bomb.
Oil prices wavered between gains and losses Friday morning but hovered near the more-than-three-year highs reached after President Donald Trump's decision to pull the US out of the Iran nuclear deal.
Oil prices rose in response to the announced measures. Prior to the signing of the Vienna agreement, Iran has exported one million barrels a day.
Even without disruption to Iran's crude flows, the balance between supply and demand in the oil market has been tightening steadily, especially in Asia, with top exporter Saudi Arabia and No.1 producer Russian Federation having led efforts since 2017 to cap output to prop up prices. "Other countries may accept that but here in Saudi Arabia we don't accept that", he said.
Malik estimated Saudi oil revenues, 440 billion riyals ($117.3 billion) in 2017, could be 7 to 9 percent higher this year than they would have been without Trump's decision.
Increased geopolitical tensions in the Middle East, plunging Venezuelan production, and now the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal could push Brent Crude prices to $82.50 a barrel by summer, Goldman Sachs said Wednesday.
In other, possibly smaller ways, Trump's decision is bad news for some countries in the Gulf. "There will be more negativity, more highlighting of the risks", said one UAE banker. But they warned there was a risk that deteriorating conditions in Iran would push prices to $100, a level not seen since 2014. That's about 1 million barrels a day more than in early 2016. The UAE's exports to Iran are worth about 5 percent of its gross domestic product.
For Saudi Arabia, that is "fine" because it means the return of sanctions and ratcheting up pressure on Iran in the region, including by Israel.
Asked whether the United States might impose sanctions on European companies that continue to do business with Iran, Bolton told CNN: "It's possible".
And apart from Dubai and Oman, the wealthy Gulf oil exporting states have minimal trade and investment links with Iran, meaning they have little to lose.
But minutes after he spoke, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tehran could resume uranium enrichment "without limit" if its interests are not assured by the remaining signatories.
But a tumble of Iran's rial to record lows against the dollar in the free currency market on Wednesday showed many Iranians expect tough economic times. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index added 0.5 percent to 30,552.57 while the Shanghai Composite Index dipped 0.1 percent to 3,159.22.
"It is not yet clear which concrete sanctions the USA will impose".
At the same time, the analysts said the global economy is growing at a healthy pace and supporting higher demand for oil.
Oman, the back-channel for US-Iran talks that paved the way for the 2015 accord, said Wednesday "the option of confrontation is not in the interest of any party".
Motorola starts teasing Moto G6, Moto G6 Play launch in India
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Earlier this year, Amazon launched free, two-hour delivery on Whole Foods groceries through its Prime Now service in 10 cities. Items eligible for additional Prime member discounts will be designated by special signs in Whole Foods stores.
On Tuesday, January 30 RAY MICHAEL CHARLES sold $3.04M worth of Western Digital Corporation ( NASDAQ : WDC ) or 35,009 shs. Engineers Gate Manager Limited Partnership holds 0.16% in Western Digital Corporation ( NASDAQ : WDC ) or 30,045 shs.
You look at Texas and NC State and some others, and they have guys who have shot 64 and 65, and we haven't had that yet. Playing on their home course, the Sooners (-8) hold a one-stroke lead over fast-charging Pepperdine (-7).
The department is taking part in a national seat belt campaign, Click It or Ticket , that runs from Monday through June 3. During the campaign, officials say law enforcement will adopt a "zero-tolerance approach toward violators".
Grindel struck a more conciliatory note on Tuesday, saying , "People can make mistakes and we have to keep things in perspective". Petersen helped his club stay in the Bundesliga with 15 goals in 32 league appearances, eight of those as a substitute.
Navalny's lawyer Vadim Kobzev said the trial had "clearly political motives" as Putin begins his fourth Kremlin term. Initial hearings in the case were postponed last week in order to field witness testimonies from police officers.
The total income for the fourth quarter declined to Rs 12,945.68 crore from Rs 14,989.33 crore in the year-ago period. Currently, the probe agencies are investigating the matter and have also seized many properties of Nirav and Choksi.
In contrast, the Celtics managed 33 points from 3-pointers, going a solid 11-for-30 from beyond the arc. The young Celtics got off to a quick start in game 1, and completely dismantled the veteran Cavaliers .
A Japanese railway company has made global headlines after one of its trains left a few seconds earlier than scheduled. One of these passengers reported the incident to a station attendant, who contacted the Osaka General Directorate.
Tenacious D Announces 2018 Fall Tour
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Pirates blank White Sox
The Pirates (24-17) recorded their major-league-leading seventh shutout Tuesday with a 7-0 win over the White Sox (10-28). Marte doubled and scored in the first inning but was removed from the game before his second at-bat in the third inning.
BT Sport live streams for UEFA finals
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Celtics beat LeBron, Cavs again for 2-0 series lead
Cavaliers coach Ty Lue was asked about Smart's impact and noted: "Same impact he always has: just winning basketball". Smith missed all seven of his shots and didn't score a point in 27 minutes of Tuesday's Game 2 loss to the Celtics .
Officer, four attackers dead in police station assault
The string of attacks comes as Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim country, welcomes the first day of Ramadan. A number of terrorist attacks have occurred in Indonesia in recent days targeting churches and police stations.
The Honor 10 is practically just a cheaper Huawei P20
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Japan GDP On Tap For Wednesday
As of 9:15 a.m. local time, the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average dropped 47.21 points, or 0.21 percent, from Tuesday to 22,770.81. It was the first decline in nine quarters, snapping the longest stretch of continued expansion since the late 1980s.
LeBron James Held To One Of His Worst Playoff Games Ever
On the pick and rolls, they were able to get downhill a lot, so we've got to clean that up". "We've got to be better". He was taking on much of the additional responsibility, and it felt like the Celtics would need that in the playoffs.
Japan reaffirms support for Iran nuclear deal
Protesters burned an American flag and railed against the United States and Israel after emerging from Friday prayers in Tehran . The statement said "the Iranian regime's reckless actions pose a severe threat to regional peace and security".