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U.S. official says not to grant more waivers on Iran oil sanctions

Reuters  |  ABU DHABI 

(Reuters) - U.S. Special for said on Saturday was not looking to grant any more waivers for Iranian after the reimposition of U.S. sanctions.

Hook told a conference in the capital that the reason for the earlier waivers was to prevent a spike in prices. He declined to say what the administration in would do when the current waivers end in May.

gave waivers to eight traditional Iranian buyers - including China, India, and -- after reimposing sanctions on Iranian oil in November.

(Reporting by and Maha El Dahan; Writing by Dubai newsroom; Editing by Kim Coghill)

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First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 12:23 IST