U.S. says no more sanctions waivers for Iran oil purchases

U.S. says no more sanctions waivers for Iran oil purchases
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  • calendar-gray 08 May 2019

The United States will not grant any more waivers to any countries that would allow them to buy Iranian oil without facing U.S. sanctions, a senior U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday.

Brian Hook, Iran Special Envoy, also said in a briefing the global oil market had already factored in Iranian oil exports falling to zero under the Trump administration’s economic pressure campaign against Tehran.

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