US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin declined yesterday to specify what additional sanctions the Trump administration might impose on Iran, but he expressed confidence that they would still be powerful even if other American allies did not follow suit. As I said before with regards to the deal, we are on autopilot heading towards a mountain. Since Iranian doors were opened with the JCPOA, French energy company Total was among the first to move back into the Iranian energy sector.
"The prime minister raised the potential impact of US sanctions on those firms which are now conducting business in Iran", her spokeswoman said.
There is a risk of crude oil prices hitting $100 per barrel next year due to tightening of supply and demand balance in global oil market, investment banking giant Bank of America Merrill Lynch said in a report Thursday. Prices have gained over 8% over the past month and 15% since the beginning of the year.
Meanwhile, Western powers today said, they are committed to the Iran nuclear deal. In the case of oil sales, there will be a 180-day period for countries to wrap-up existing contracts and achieve "significant reductions" in their purchases of crude from Iran.
"The government will take all necessary measures which are required to safeguard our interests", said the MEA spokesperson.
Many analysts expect oil prices to rise significantly, as the market adjusts to looming USA sanctions and Iran's exports sink amid strong demand.
There is still some hope for Iran's trading partners, as the other parties to the 2015 nuclear agreement - the UK, France, China, Russia and Germany - have pledged their continuing support for the deal.
Paul Sheldon, an associate director at Platts Analytics, said enforcing compliance with Trump's unilateral sanctions move is much more hard than previous multilateral sanctions, however.
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According to them, the "liberal media's war" against the American president was as fierce during the first four months of 2018. During that campaign, Trump took away press credentials from a few outlets that published uncomplimentary coverage.
Plans are also in place to block entrances and removing all observation facilities, research buildings and security posts. The display at Punggye-ri, in the northwest of the country, will be another step in leader Kim Jong Un's charm offensive.
Locations within several miles of the summit would be subject to falls of marble-sized rocks, fine-grained material and ash. At least 15 volcanic fissures have opened up in and around the Leilani Estates, the newest crack opening this afternoon.
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While Gulf petro-states stand to benefit from a rise in prices, the U.S. move could mean new fissures in the region. Trump has consistently been a harsh opponent of the Iran deal, calling it "the worst" and "defective at its core".