US State Dept extends Iraq waiver for Iranian energy for 30 days

The US State Department has renewed a waiver to allow Iraq to continue importing Iranian electricity. The waiver will remain in effect for 30 days until 26 May 2020. A State Dept spokesperson said the renewal was authorised to “allow time for the formation of a credible [Iraqi] government”, at which point the US will assess whether to renew the …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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