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We will take care of countries that will continue to buy oil from Iran after Nov 4: Trump

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

said on Wednesday that the US "will take care" of the countries which will continue to import from after November 4 deadline when US sanctions on Iranian purchases take effect.

"We will take care of them," Trump told reporters when asked about the decision of some countries like and to continue to from

on Monday said that two state refiners have placed orders for importing from in November.

He had said that has its own which it has to fulfill.

(IOC) and and Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL) together have placed order for 1.25 million tonne (MT) of from Iran.

Trump in May withdrew from the 2015 nuclear accord with Iran, re-imposing economic sanctions against the nation. Some sanctions took effect from August 6 while those affecting the oil and sectors will start from November 4.

Iran is India's third-largest behind and

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First Published: Thu, October 11 2018. 00:30 IST