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EU joins US: bans oil imports from Iran and imposes further economic sanctions

Monday, January 23rd 2012 - 23:39 UTC
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The European Union banned imports of oil from Iran on Monday and imposed a number of other economic sanctions, joining the United States in a new round of measures aimed at deflecting Tehran’s nuclear development program. Read full article


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  • triskaidecaph

    This is an interesting map where you can see wich countries are the importers of Iranian's petroleum.

    Jan 24th, 2012 - 12:08 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Fido Dido

    very interesting map. Great info.

    1 this is a win for the US who wants to committing suicide and brougt successfully the EU into that “game”.
    2 this is a win for China, India, Japan, South Korea, South Africa who do not play that “game” will have more access to Iranian oil while the nations in the EU that are in trouble are shooting themself in their feet.
    3 The Chinks are laughing their ass off but also warned the US and EU, make the problem worse and you'll have a problem with me. Russia is with China on that “game”.
    4 The US with the EU need a war to distract it's people from it's problem. Will it work? I know it won't work but there will be chumps who will back them for “patriotic” reasons and who are on the bandwagon of “yeah, kill those arabs”. Those chumps don't know the difference between Arabs and PERSIANS. Yes they exist in the age of access to knowledge as much closer than before. Now the US blames Iran for 9/11. Can you believe that crap? increddible.
    5 Anyway, they want war and we know who's going to be the loser(s). Yep the world is changing fast.

    Jan 24th, 2012 - 04:02 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • geo

    importing oil from Iran countries list


    China ... 543.000
    India ... 341.000
    Japan ... 251.000
    Italy ... 249.000
    S.Korea ... 239.000
    Turkey ... 217.000
    Spain ... 149.000
    Greece ... 111.000
    S.Africa ... 98.000
    France ... 78.000
    EU(total) ... 510.000

    Jan 24th, 2012 - 02:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • geo2

    EU(total) ... 510.000 (except France,Italy,Greece,Spain)

    Jan 24th, 2012 - 03:45 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • zethe

    “Now the US blames Iran for 9/11. Can you believe that crap? increddible. ”

    Can't disagree with this. It's just so stupid.

    Jan 24th, 2012 - 08:48 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Artillero 601

    You can't blame Iraq for 9/11 either .....

    Jan 25th, 2012 - 09:45 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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