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Iraq caught in crossfire of US sanctions on Iran

Iraq caught in crossfire of US sanctions on Iran - Rûdaw

Iraq Won’t Abide by US Sanctions Against Iran: President

BAS News - 2018-08-26 23:48
ERBIL — Contrary to Iraqi premier, President Fuad Masum said on Sunday that his country will not abide by the US sanctions against Iran. Speaking to Iran’s state-run al-Alam news channel, Masum said that Iraq is not able to follow the US sanctions agains ...

KRG's Stance on US Sanctions Against Iran

BAS News - 2018-08-15 14:00
ERBIL - Even though the political and economic ties between the Kurdistan Region and Iran are historical, the region will follow the procedures if Baghdad blocks its borders with the neighboring country as part of abiding by the US sanctions against the ...

Baghdad to Respect US Dollar Ban on Iran "Only"

BAS News - 2018-08-13 20:40
ERBIL - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Monday that his country would not fully commit to the US sanctions against Iran, but would only respect the dollar ban in transactions with Iran. "I did not say we abide by the sanctions, I said we abi ...

Abadi: Iraq's Stance on US Sanctions Against Iran Serves Iraqis

BAS News - 2018-08-13 00:30
ERBIL - Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi said on Sunday that his country's stance on the Washington sanctions against Iran will serve no one but Iraqis. "The Iraqi stance towards the US sanctions against Iran was not taken incidentally or hastily, but it was tak ...

Abadi: Iraq opposes U.S. sanctions on Iran but will abide by them

Waar Media - 2018-08-08 00:38
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraq does not agree with U.S. sanctions against Iran but will abide by them to protect its own interests, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Tuesday. “As a matter of principle we are against sanctions in the region. Blockade and sanctions ...

Iranian FM Condemns US Sanctions

BAS News - 2018-08-06 21:50
ERBIL - Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif condemned on Monday the re-imposition of US sanctions, saying that it will mostly affect the people rather than the country only, local media reported. Earlier the day, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated ...

US to ‘fully enforce’ Iran sanctions reimposed this week

Waar Media - 2018-08-06 12:09
WAAR-DUHOK: The United States intends to fully enforce sanctions due to be reimposed against Iran early this week on orders from US President Donald Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday. A first set of US sanctions that had been eased by ...

Turkey Opposes US Sanctions on Iran: FM

BAS News - 2018-07-24 23:44
ERBIL — Ankara has informed Washington that it is against its sanctions on Tehran, and it may not follow the US rule in the case. “We do not have to adhere to the sanctions imposed on a country by another country. We don’t find the sanctions right either ...

Iraq’s Holy City of Najaf Joining Protests

BAS News - 2018-07-13 20:03
ERBIL — The holy Shi’ite city of Najaf in southern Iraq on Friday witnessed massive protests against the government’s failure in providing people with basic public services and jobs. Activists and organisers of the gatherings have warned to continue the ...