US renews Iraq waiver for Iranian energy for 45 days

The US Department of State has renewed a sanctions waiver allowing Iraq to continue to import Iranian electricity. The waiver will remain in effect for 45 days. A spokesperson said that the renewal was authorised to “ensure that Iraq is able meet its short-term energy needs while it takes steps to reduce its dependence on Iranian energy imports.”  

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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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