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U.S. wants China to stop buying Iranian oil

Washington is consulting with Chinese colleagues to cut off oil supplies from Iran to China, U.S. Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin said. He told Fox News that through sanctions Washington has now managed to "cut …

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Trump searching for next secretary of state?

U.S. President Donald Trump discussed candidates for the post of Secretary of State to replace Mike Pompeo with lawmakers and other officials, The Washington Post reported. According to the …

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Washington to ramp up pressure on Tehran

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the United States would increase economic pressure on Iran over its nuclear program, making the pledge during a Middle East trip that includes visits to U.S. allies Israel and Saudi …

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U.S. continues to impose sanctions on Iran

The United States has decided to prolong restrictions related to Iran's nuclear programme, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said. He added that the diplomatic isolation and the economic pressure …

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 U.S. puts sanctions on Zarif

Washington imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif yesterday. "Javad Zarif implements the reckless agenda of Iran’s Supreme Leader, and is the regime’s primary …

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Trump and Albayrak discuss purchase of S-400

Turkish Finance Minister Berat Albayrak held talks with U.S. President Donald Trump and he said Trump took a “reasonable” stance regarding Turkey’s planned purchase of a Russian air defense …

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U.S. to lift China tariffs?

U.S. officials are reportedly debating lifting tariffs on Chinese imports to give Beijing a reason to make deeper concessions in ongoing trade talks between the two countries, the  Wall Street Journal reported. Treasury Secretary …

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U.S. delegation's trip to Davos forum canceled

U.S. President Donald Trump has canceled his delegation’s trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, next week due to the partial U.S. government shutdown, White House Press Secretary Sarah …

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U.S. starts lifting anti-Russian sanctions

The U.S. Department of the Treasury is set to remove Russian companies Rusal, En+ and Eurosibenergo (ESE) from its sanctions blacklist, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement. "En+, …

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U.S. actively considering waivers on Iran oil sanctions

The Trump administration is actively considering waivers on sanctions it will reimpose next month for countries that are reducing their imports of Iranian oil, a U.S. government official said on Friday. As Reuters writes in an article …

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