TEHRAN, March 18 (Xinhua) -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said here Monday that Iran will take legal action against the U.S. sanctions, state IRIB TV reported.
The Iranian ministries of foreign affairs and justice will file a legal case in the Iranian courts against the American officials who designed and imposed sanctions on Iran, said Rouhani.
The case will also be taken to the international courts, he was quoted as saying.
Rouhani said the "enemies will never achieve their ends to weaken the Iranian nation despite their attempts over the past 40 years."
Following the U.S. withdrawal from the Iranian international nuclear deal last May, Washington has imposed unilateral sanctions against Iran's financial and energy sectors.