Showing posts with label sanctions. Show all posts
Showing posts with label sanctions. Show all posts

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Iran May Block Oil Transit Via Strait of Hormuz if US Levies Sanctions

Strait of Hormuz
The US has withdrawn from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and is now threatening to impose new sanctions on the country in an effort to economically strangle Iran by choking off its oil exports to global markets.

Friday, June 29, 2018

Friday, June 22, 2018

Japan May End Iran Oil Loading from October

Japan May End Iran Oil Loading from October
Japanese oil refiners may have to stop loading Iranian crude oil from Oct. 1 if Japan’s government does not secure an exemption from US sanctions to allow imports to continue, the president of the Petroleum Association of Japan (PAJ) said on Friday.

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Iran Sets 60-Day Deadline for Total to Negotiate with US

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said French energy giant Total has a time limit of 60 days to negotiate with the US about its major deal on the development of Iran’s South Pars gas field.

Friday, May 25, 2018

Iran Undecided Whether to Stay in JCPOA: Deputy FM

Iran Undecided Whether to Stay in JCPOA
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyed Abbas Araqchi said the country has not made a decision whether to leave or stay in the 2015 nuclear agreement following the US withdrawal from the international pact, also known as JCPOA.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Latin American leaders recall ambassadors to Venezuela over vote

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro
A bloc of countries from the Americas opposing Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has said that all its 14 members will recall their ambassadors to the country to protest against what it said was the country's failure to hold a "free and fair" election.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Maduro set for victory amid tepid turnout in "condemned" Venezuela vote

Maduro set for victory
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is seeking a six-year term in an apparently poorly attended vote condemned by foes as the "coronation" of a dictator and likely to bring fresh foreign sanctions.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Iran: UE, Russie et Chine contre-attaquent face aux sanctions américaines

UE, Russie et Chine contre-attaquent face aux sanctions américaines
Les Européens ont annoncé jeudi leur première réplique concrète aux tentatives des Etats-Unis de Donald Trump d'isoler économiquement l'Iran, dans le sillage des pions avancés par les Russes et les Chinois pour maintenir leurs liens avec Téhéran.

China’s CNPC Could Replace Total in South Pars Project

China’s CNPC Could Replace Total in South Pars Project
Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said the China National Petroleum Company (CNPC) will replace Total if the French company backs out of a deal on development of Iran's South Pars gas field.

Friday, May 11, 2018

Pompeo: "EE.UU. ayudará económicamente a Corea del Norte si se deshace de las armas nucleares"

EE.UU. ayudará económicamente a Corea del Norte
El secretario de Estado de EE.UU., Mike Pompeo, ha discutido con el líder norcoreano Kim Jong-un las garantías que Washington está dispuesto ofrecer a cambio de la desnuclearización del país asiático, informa AP.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Russia's S-400 Supplies to Turkey Will Not Be Affected by Sanctions

Russia's S-400 Supplies to Turkey Will Not Be Affected by Sanctions
The US House of Representatives has proposed a bill which threatens to halt foreign arms sales to Turkey over Ankara's planned purchase of Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile systems.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Saudi Arabia supports Trump decision to re-impose sanctions on Iran

Saudi Arabia supports Trump decision
Saudi Arabia announced its supports for steps announced by US President Donald Trump regarding the withdrawal of Washington from the nuclear accord with Iran and supports the resumption of economic sanctions on Tehran which were suspended under the P5+1 deal.

US urges OAS to suspend Venezuela, impose new sanctions

Organization of American States
The United States on Monday urged the Organization of American States to suspend Venezuela from its ranks and impose new sanctions on alleged drug traffickers linked with the Nicolas Maduro government in Caracas.

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