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OPEC likely to reject Iran request for discussion of U.S. sanctions

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By Rania El GamalDUBAI (Reuters) - OPEC is likely to reject a request by Iran to discuss U.S. sanctions against Tehran at this month's meeting of the oil producer group, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.Iran's OPEC governor Hossein Kazempour Ardebili asked the chairman of the OPEC board to include a sanctions debate in the agenda for the June 22 talks, according to a copy of Kazempour's letter dated June 2 and seen by Reuters.Last month, Iranian oil minister Bijan Zanganeh asked OPEC to support it against new U.S. sanctions and signalled Tehran disagreed with Saudi Arabia's ...

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First Published: Sat, June 09 2018. 02:34 IST
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