By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

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 is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters & Peters LLP...

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