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BREAKINGNEWS : Iran halts oil exports to Netherlands, Spain Italy, France, Greece and Portugal

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posted on Feb, 15 2012 @ 10:49 AM
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BREAKINGNEWS : Iran halts oil exports to Netherlands, Spain Italy, France, Greece and Portugal


www.presstv.ir

The price of oil in global markets hits a six-month high of nearly USD 120 a barrel as Iran says is cutting oil exports to six European countries.


On Wednesday Iran warned six European states, including the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, France, Greece and Portugal, that it is cutting oil exports unless long term deals are made and payments by EU states are guaranteed.
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posted on Feb, 15 2012 @ 10:49 AM
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English-language Press TV had said the Netherlands, Greece, France, Portugal, Spain and Italy would be affected.

Irans oil ministry had warned to cut crude oil supplies to the EU after the EU had agreed to stop crude oil imports from Iran from July 1st in retaliation for Irans nuclear programme.

Thousands of Europeans have been affected by the recent cold snap bearing down on Europe, hundreds have died of hypothermia as temperatures have plummeted to -40c in the Balkans -20c northern Spain.

Met forecasters are warning there will be no early let-up to some of the lowest temperatures seen in decades.

The BBC is running a rebuttal from Irans oil ministry denying the reports.
Iran oil ministry denies ending exports to EU states

Looks like Iran has the EU over a barrel...literally


www.presstv.ir
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edit on 15-2-2012 by JudgeDeath because: ETA



posted on Feb, 15 2012 @ 10:50 AM
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posted on Feb, 15 2012 @ 10:52 AM
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On Wednesday Iran WARNED six European states, including the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, France, Greece and Portugal, that it is cutting oil exports UNLESS long term deals are made and payments by EU states are guaranteed.

So... it's a bit of a non-story really


It's a bit like your electricity supplier cutting you off if you don't pay the bill... good for Iran I say.



posted on Feb, 15 2012 @ 11:05 AM
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Originally posted by Mister_Bit
On Wednesday Iran WARNED six European states, including the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, France, Greece and Portugal, that it is cutting oil exports UNLESS long term deals are made and payments by EU states are guaranteed.

So... it's a bit of a non-story really


It's a bit like your electricity supplier cutting you off if you don't pay the bill... good for Iran I say.


No, it's been confirmed. Check the sources in my thread...

www.abovetopsecret.com...

Oil prices are already going up...



posted on Feb, 15 2012 @ 11:34 AM
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Seems to me like the good ol' "You're fired!" "Not if I quit first!" scenario.

2nd.



posted on Feb, 15 2012 @ 11:47 AM
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The only bills that are not going to be paid here are the heating bills of the old and unemployed, this is blackmail

Iran has already put pressure on India to defy USA sanctions and now it's the EU's turn Italy Spain and Greece rely heavily on Iranian oil, if Iran does cut off oil supplies to the EU the governments only have themselves to blame.

No so much a non-story as far as the oil markets are concerned $102 a barrel as of today, and the EU wasn't locked in a Siberian winter at the beginning of 2012 when the 27 member states agreed to stop importing crude from Iran from July 1st, now it is, Europe hasn't seen weather as bitterly cold as this in decades.

Deadly Cold Grips Europe


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posted on Feb, 15 2012 @ 11:49 AM
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Do folks even bother to ready anymore? There already TONS of threads on here about this furthermore Iranian State Press has come out and DENIED this report.



posted on Feb, 15 2012 @ 11:52 AM
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The Story i read says it denies it?




news.yahoo.com...

IRAN DENIES BANNING OIL EXPORTS TO EU

Underlining the high stakes and at times nervous confusion arising from the nuclear stand-off, Iran's Oil Ministry denied a state media report that it had cut off oil exports to six European Union states. Brent crude oil prices jumped up $1 a barrel to $118.35 in reaction to the announcement.



posted on Feb, 15 2012 @ 12:03 PM
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Originally posted by JudgeDeath
reply to post by Mister_Bit
 

The only bills that are not going to be paid here are the heating bills of the old and unemployed, this is blackmail

Iran has already put pressure on India to defy USA sanctions and now it's the EU's turn Italy Spain and Greece rely heavily on Iranian oil, if Iran does cut off oil supplies to the EU the governments only have themselves to blame.

Deadly Cold Grips Europe





That's a great picture but you have to wonder, after digging it out, where does he think he's going to be driving it?


Seriously though, the EU has done nothing but threaten and impose sanctions on Iran, what did they expect Iran to do?
If you're being hit around the face you hit back right?



posted on Feb, 15 2012 @ 12:08 PM
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There is an existing thread on this topic:
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Please add further comments, queries or concerns to the ongoing discussion.



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