TEHRAN, July 25 (Mehr News Agency) -- The Iranian deputy oil minister said that the country will soon start importing diesel oil. "We need $46 billion to finish our refinery projects," the Mehr News Agency quoted Alireza Zeighami as saying on Sunday.
He pointed out that when the projects are completed Iran will be able to refine 3.3 million barrels of oil daily.
"We are now building 5 billion liters new capacity to store liquid fuel in the country," he stated.
he official said that soon 3 to 4 million liters of diesel oil will be imported into the country to increase the fuel reserves in our power plants, however he added, "Currently, there is no problem in supplying the diesel oil needed in the country from domestic refineries."
Ahmadinejad: Iran provides 17 million liters of gas in two days if sanctioned
TEHRAN (ISNA)-Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Sunday that the country will provide 17 million liters of gas in two days in case of sanction.
Concerning some claims on preventing gas export to Iran, he said, "they say they will block gas transfer to Iran, it is my wish, we will provide 17 million liters of gas in two days and we have taken all required measures for the goal."
Ahmadinejad then warned that, "everyone who is involved in the US anti-Iranian scenario, is regarded as Iran's enemy and will receive tough response from the country."
Speaking in the 5th national festival of top entrepreneurs, Ahmadinejad addressed European countries, "we are not for conflict and we do not welcome sanctions, we are for friendship and logic and anyone who has been our fiend is benefited."
He then warned against inspection of Iranian ships and said that, "everyone who decides to take an action against Iranian nation will face the nation's reaction which makes it feel remorseful."
Ahmadinejad continued: the West fears Iran's potentials and capability be awoken.
He then raised the scenario that Iran is going to build nuclear bombs, saying that, "you helpless, do you fear one Iran's atomic bombs? You have several thousand bombs and it shows that you are a liar and coward."
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