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Iran vows to sell as much oil as it can despite U.S. sanctions

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LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian vice president Eshaq Jahangiri acknowledged on Tuesday that U.S. sanctions would hurt the economy but promised to "sell as much oil as we can" and protect its banking system.Jahangiri said Washington was trying to stop Iran's petrochemical, steel and copper exports, and to disrupt its ports and shipping services. "America seeks to reduce Iran's oil sales, our vital source of income, to zero," he said, according to Fars news agency.President Donald Trump said in May he would pull the United States out of an international nuclear deal with Iran and reimpose U.S. ...

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First Published: Tue, July 10 2018. 20:08 IST
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