US threatens sanctions on countries buying Iranian oil

The US Special Representative for Iran, Brian Hook, has said that the future purchase of Iranian oil by any state will prompt sanctions. He also said that purchases of oil by the 8 governments that were issued with waivers on Iranian oil imports after the expiry of those waivers on 2 May (see post) will also lead to sanctions. The...

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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