South Africa says has suspended Iran oil imports

By REUTERS
March 22, 2012 14:45

 
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PRETORIA - South Africa has suspended almost all of its oil imports from Iran and intends to abide by a US request to significantly drop its supplies from the state, a senior diplomat said on Thursday.

"[To my knowledge], no Iranian oil is flowing into our country," South African Deputy Foreign Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim told a news conference.

"If there is any, it is very little."

South Africa is on a State Department list of 12 countries that buy Iranian oil and could be subject to US sanctions unless they significantly cut purchases.

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