In this picture released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei addresses a group of teachers in Tehran, Iran, Monday, May 2, 2016. (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP)
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Iran has stopped placing orders to import U.S.-made cars after criticism from supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, news agencies in the Islamic republic reported Tuesday.If this is the case, why import vehicles from America, Khamenei asked.The United States and Iran have no diplomatic relations since 1980 .There are very few American cars in Iran other than those made before the 1979 Islamic revolution.It increased to 1.1 million in 2014, and Iran is now hoping to make 1.6 million cars in 2018 and two million in 2022 .
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