India Has Ended Iranian Oil Imports, Haven’t Imported Any: Envoy


India Has Ended Iranian Oil Imports, Haven’t Imported Any: Envoy

India has ended all imports of oil from Iran, ambassador Harsh Vardhan Shringla in Washington said on Thursday, becoming the latest country to grudgingly comply with threatened US sanctions.

“India had already sharply decreased its imports from Iran and bought one million tonnes (tons) of crude in April, the last month before Washington stepped up its pressure campaign against Tehran and ended all exemptions to sanctions,” Mr Shringla said.

“That’s it. After that we haven’t imported any,” he told reporters during a briefing on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s election victory. Read More

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