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Iraq asks US to waive Iranian sanctions

Baghdad is putting pressure on Washington to make Iraq exempt from United States sanctions on Iran
By Staff reporter 4 October 2018 0 32791

Baghdad is putting pressure on Washington to make Iraq exempt from United States sanctions on Iran, which are due to be reimposed in November, according to a report by Platts.

Iraq imports gas and power from Iran, and its continued access to Iranian energy supplies will help support the Iraqi economy.