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It is expected that the next few months will be difficult for purchasers of Iranian oil. This was stated by the Minister of oil of Iran Bijan Namdar Zanganeh in an interview with Shana.
According to him, the US government has recognized a serious shortage of oil and the inability to withdraw from this market Iran is. The Minister said that temporary permits for the import of Iranian oil that were issued to eight countries, will not be able to resolve the situation. “So unfortunately, I have to say that the next months will be difficult for buyers of oil,” the official said.
Oil Minister of Iran said that on the eve of elections in the U.S. the administration of President Donald trump artificially lowered the price of oil and gasoline, but in the near future will continue to increase.
US issued temporary permits for the import of Iranian oil China, India, South Korea, Turkey, Italy, Greece, Japan and Taiwan.
Earlier, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that he would fight with the American restrictive measures. “America wanted to bring to zero the sale of Iranian oil, but we will continue to sell our oil to breach sanctions,” — said the politician.
The second package of us sanctions against Iran came into force on 5 November. The prohibitions related to the export of oil, banking and shipping.
Relations between the US and Iran escalated after the beginning of may, Donald trump announced the unilateral withdrawal of Washington from a nuclear deal in 2015 and the renewal of the sanctions against Tehran.
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