Baghdad could feel effects of U.S. economic sanctions against Iran
Sunday, 23 June 2019 U.S. economic sanctions are already in full force, while a handful of countries had gotten waivers to keep buying oil from Iran. But they've now expired. Iraq, though, still has a waiver for Iran to fulfill its energy needs. Roxana Saberi reports.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order imposing new economic sanctions on Iran and its leaders, including Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. The measure comes after Iran shot down a U.S. Navy drone over the Persian Gulf.
By Yigal Chazan*
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