Iran Says It Will Make Oil Embargo Ineffective

Iran Oil Minister: Tehran will soon make oil embargo ineffective

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  • Big Plans For and Against Big Oil
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  • Iran oil embargo questioned
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  • 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 ...
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