Trump in Ira­nian oil move

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THE Trump ad­min­is­tra­tion has an­nounced it will no longer ex­empt any coun­tries from US sanc­tions if they con­tinue to buy Ira­nian oil.

It steps up pres­sure on Iran in a move that pri­mar­ily af­fects the five re­main­ing ma­jor im­porters – China and In­dia and the US treaty al­lies Ja­pan, South Korea, Turkey.

Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump made the de­ci­sion as part of the ad­min­is­tra­tion’s “max­i­mum pres­sure” cam­paign on Iran.

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