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President Obama has determined there is enough oil in world markets to allow countries to rely less on imports from Iran...
The new sanctions, passed as part of the defense budget and mandated by the Senate in a rare 100-to-0 vote...
Additionally, the administration last week exempted 10 European countries, including Britain, France, Germany and Japan from the new measures...
Additionally, the administration last week exempted 10 European countries, including Britain, France, Germany and Japan from the new measures, given that the countries were already reducing oil imports from Iran.
In a statement, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said that the country had “made progress in shrinking Iran’s oil export markets and isolating its Central Bank from the world financial system.”
I didn't know that Japan was part of Europe. Interesting information there.
Originally posted by TKDRL
Personally I hate the stupid santions bullying, and think real diplomacy would be a step forward. Not the "you do what we tell you to do, or we bully you" BS that passes for diplomacy nowadays