The United States released the eight countries from the sanctions against Iran, a media report said

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Agresivitate in fotobabbles house in Washington. Archival photoThe United States released the eight countries from the sanctions against Iran, a media report said© RIA Novosti / Alexei Agresivitate the image Bank

USA has agreed to let eight countries, including India, Japan and South Korea, continue to purchase Iranian oil after sanctions against Iran on 5 November, writes Bloomberg, citing an unnamed representative of the presidential administration.

«While the aim of the administration (of US President Donald — ed.) trump is forced decrease in income for the Iranian economy, the exemption provided in exchange for the continuous decline in imports, to prevent the increase in oil prices», — quotes Agency the words of the source.

The source explains that this exemption is temporary, and the United States expect to exempt from sanctions countries will continue to reduce crude oil imports from Iran in the coming months. The source did not elaborate on the details as to how much oil the country will be able to import from Iran.

It is expected that the list of countries that will receive relief from sanctions against Iran, will be officially announced on Monday, November 5, when U.S. restrictions against Iran will come into force. The administration trump has also asked these countries to restrict other economic ties with Iran, in particular, reducing trade in goods not covered by sanctions, said the source.

The President of the United States Donald trump announced in may that Washington is out of agreement with Iran on its nuclear program. He also reported the return of all sanctions against Iran including secondary, that is, against other countries doing business with Iran. Once again, the U.S. has enacted on August 7 some of the sanctions against Iran. The more significant sanctions that would cover oil exports, are expected on 5 November. Washington has said it aims to bring Iranian oil exports down to zero and urged its customers to abandon such purchases.

The United States released the eight countries from the sanctions against Iran, a media report said© RIA Novosti, Infographicsrussia against Iran

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