WASHINGTON: Twelve countries including Pakistan may get hit with US sanctions for importing crude oil from Iran. The US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced a list of 11 countries that had been exempted from sanctions, after they had “significantly reduced” their purchases of crude oil from Iran.While a State Department official briefing reporters on condition of anonymity did not reveal the names of countries that could potentially face sanctions, Reuters reported that China, Iran and Pakistan were on the list.
A senior U.S. official says Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will use a two-day visit to India this week to urge further reductions in Indian imports of Iranian oil. Read Post
MOSCOW — Threatening Iran with more sanctions would be counterproductive, Russia's foreign minister declared Tuesday, resisting efforts by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to win agreement for tougher measures if Iran ... Read Post