U.S. grants Iraq waiver over Iran sanctions to import gas, electricity: USA


U.S. grants Iraq waiver over Iran sanctions to import gas, electricity: USA

Iraq can continue to import natural gas and energy supplies from Iran for a period of 45 days, the United States has said, several days after reimposing sanctions on Tehran’s oil sector.

“The United States has given Iraq a temporary relief from the sanctions for 45 days to continue purchasing natural gas and electricity from Iran,” the U.S. Embassy in Iraq said in a video published on its official Facebook page on Thursday.

“This relief gives Iraq time to start taking steps towards energy independence,” the video said. Read More

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