The US decision to end sanctions waivers for purchases of Iranian oil later this week will backfire by angering Washington’s allies, Tehran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday. Zarif said US policy is designed to make life hard for the Iranian people so they will “take action” against the Tehran government. In May last year, President Donald Trump withdrew Washington from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal with world powers, which had given the Islamic republic sanctions relief in exchange for curbs on its nuclear programme.
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The Trump administration on Monday told five nations _ Japan, South Korea, Turkey, China and India _ that they will no longer be ept from U.S. sanctions if they continue to import oil from Iran. The Trump administration said Monday that it will no longer ept any countries from U.S. sanctions if they continue to buy Iranian oil, stepping up pressure on Iran in a move that primarily affects the Six months after the U.S. rocked oil markets by letting ian exports continue, its decision to end s that allowed shipments is also set to reverberate across the globe. Tags: ending, iran, waivers, could, U.S. ending sanction waivers for The Trump administration on Monday told five nations — Japan, South Korea, Turkey, China and India — that they no longer be ept from U.S. if they continue to import oil from Washington (AFP) - The decision to end s for purchases of ian oil later this week backfire by ing Washington's allies, Tehran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday. Zarif said