Pompeo to Push for Iran Sanctions During NATO Summit

Pompeo to Push for Iran Sanctions During NATO Summit

Pompeo to Push for Iran Sanctions During NATO Summit

However, Iran was now "treating us with much more respect right now, than they did in the past", Trump added.

The country supplied 18.4 million tonnes of crude oil between April 2017 and January 2018, but latest figures showed India's oil imports had declined by 15.9% in June, the first month after the USA said it would reimpose sanctions, Reuters reported citing data from shipping and industry sources.

Iran's vice president acknowledged Tuesday that USA sanctions would hurt the economy, but promised to "sell as much oil as we can" and protect banking.

Isolating Iran could sideline millions of barrels of oil per day from a market with little spare capacity left.

Speaking to reporters on background, a senior U.S. State Department official said the Trump administration was "very serious" about imposing sanctions on Iran's oil, from which Washington suspects Iran derives revenue to fund malign behavior in the Middle East.

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The newspaper also pointed out that US President Donald Trump recently asked Saudi Arabia to pump at least 2 million more barrels a day, but received a reply that stopped short of a commitment to do so.

The two largest importers of oil from Iran, China and India, and another major importer, Turkey, have suggested that they may continue to buy oil from the Islamic Republic even after the sanctions are imposed.

That push has driven up oil prices amid concerns that a divestment from Iranian oil would reduce the world's overall supply.

The Chabahar port is considered a gateway to golden opportunities for trade by India, Iran, and Afghanistan with central Asian countries in the wake of Pakistan denying transit access to New Delhi. "We are looking for a mini-term deal to buy three to four cargoes of USA oil over a period of three to six months instead of buying single cargoes".

He urged them to join a USA -led economic pressure campaign against Tehran that began in earnest after President Donald Trump withdrew from the landmark Iran nuclear deal in May.

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He also said Pompeo was "very slowly to learn the ropes of diplomacy" by considering requests for exemption from the United States sanctions by the countries receiving the Iranian oil. Three others are headed for undisclosed ports on India's west coast from the US Gulf Coast.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the US wants to show Iran its actions have "a real high cost", while on a visit to the United Arab Emirates.

Imports by state refiners during the period more than doubled to about 413,400 bpd from 191,700 bpd, the data showed.

Two more VLCCs - the Ghinah and the Eagle Victoria - were scheduled to leave the Texas coast for undisclosed ports in India this month, bringing planned USA oil exports to India to at least 191,000 bpd for the month.

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