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Oil Ministry Denies Ex-President’s Claims  

Oil Ministry Denies Ex-President’s Claims  Oil Ministry Denies Ex-President’s Claims  

Dismissing allegations by former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad over mismanagement in the energy sector, the Oil Ministry said despite difficulties created due to the new US economic sanctions, revenues from  oil exports have been received by the treasury.

According to Shana, the Oil Ministry news portal, Ahmadinejad claimed in a talk with the Persian-language Shargh newspaper on Sunday that the government of President Hassan Rouhani has been unable to bring in a whopping $30 billion in oil exports over the past five years.

Shana in a statement said such accusations are baseless in their entirety.

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