ABU DHABI: the united states isn't looking to grant greater waivers for Iranian oil imports after the reimposition folks sanctions, the united states special representative for Iran said on Saturday, underlining Washington’s push to choke off Tehran’s profits.

“We aren't looking to furnish any waivers or exemptions to the import of Iranian crude,” Brian Hook told a industry conference within the United Arab Emirates capital Abu Dhabi.

Washington granted waivers to 8 important consumers of Iranian oil - including China, India, Japan and South Korea - after restoring energy sanctions in November.

Hook declined to mention what the management in Washington would do whilst those waivers end in may also.

“Iran is now an increasing number of feeling the financial isolation that our sanctions are enforcing ... We do want to disclaim the regime revenues,” Hook stated.

“80 in line with cent of Iran’s revenues come from oil exports and this is (the) number one country sponsor of terrorism ... We want to disclaim this regime the cash it desires,” he added.

posted in , January 13th, 2019