India Gets US Waiver From Iran Sanctions Along With 8 Others

Rouhani: Iran does not fear new US sanctions on energy, banking sectors

US agrees to grant India waiver from Iran sanctions… for the time being

Moments after coming out the deal, Trump singed fresh sanctions against Iran and warned countries against any cooperation with Tehran on its controversial nuclear weapons programme. Indian public refineries like Mangalore has also been buying Iranian oil but not in the numbers that they were earlier.

"We have sought to bypass an unwilling regime in Islamabad by establishing in June 2017 an air freight corridor between India and Afghanistan, [and] develop the Chabahar Port as a gateway for onward connectivity to and from Afghanistan and Central Asia", Mr Gokhale said.

Washington reimposed a number of sanctions on Iran in May after pulling out of an worldwide 2015 agreement meant to curb Tehran's nuclear program.

Senior US State Department officials working on the Iran issue are said to have convinced Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to permit Iran to remain connected to the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) global banking system, Washington Free Beacon reported, citing the sources familiar with the matter.

"Oil prices sold off sharply. on news that the USA administration would grant waivers for oil imports from Iran", Goldman Sachs analysts said in a note to clients.

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Asked about reports that the USA was going to grant India waiver from the Iran sanctions, Spokesperson in the Ministry of External Affairs Raveesh Kumar said the government has not heard anything from Washington.

Turkey's Energy Ministry said on Friday it had heard rumors of waivers but added it had not received written notification of any exemption on buying Iran oil after the United States reimposes sanctions on Tehran on 5 November.

President Donald Trump withdrew from the deal in May, describing it as "defective at its core". I can't go. We're talking.

While European powers believe the deal has been successful and have sought to preserve trade with Iran, most major companies have chosen to exit the country rather than incur the wrath of U.S. authorities.

In the United States, crude production has established itself well over 11 million bpd, and the U.S.is now running neck and neck with Russian Federation for the title of top producer.

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Pompeo and Mnuchin both said the sanctions will have exceptions for humanitarian purchases.

The Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) news agency on Wednesday quoted Rouhani as calling the move "a new injustice" which the government did not fear.

"And the history, since May, now nearly six months on, is that most European companies are choosing - not surprisingly - to do business with America". During the summer, however, Iranian oil sales to India averaged much higher, topping out at a record 768,000 bpd during July.

Currently, India pays its third largest oil supplier in euros using European banking channels.

In the first three weeks of October, Iran's crude and condensate exports averaged around 1.90-1.95 million bpd according to Platts ship tracking data, but exports could be even higher due to the Iranian tactic to switch off tracking devices to hide some volumes and destinations of its oil exports, sources say.

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