Iran Says It Will Make Oil Embargo Ineffective

Iran Oil Minister: Tehran will soon make oil embargo ineffective

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  • Iran Braces For Full Force Of EU Oil Embargo
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    04/12/2012 - 4:29 pm | View Link
  • Iran oil embargo questioned
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    03/2/2012 - 8:59 am | View Link
  • Iran oil embargo: How tough are the EU sanctions?
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    01/24/2012 - 1:16 am | View Link
  • Iran says EU oil embargo will be ineffective
    TEHRAN, Iran – Tehran has shrugged off a new European Union ban on the purchase of Iranian oil, with officials declaring that the country can find new markets for its oil. Some commentators are declaring that Iran should cut the flow of crude even before ...
    01/23/2012 - 9:33 pm | View Link
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