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Iran and Russia are negotiating an oil-for-goods swap that would let Iran lift oil exports substantially, in defiance of the Western sanctions that helped force Tehran in November to agree a preliminary deal to end its nuclear programme.
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Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe threatened on Sunday to retaliate "tit for tat" against companies from Britain and the United States if these Western powers persisted in pressuring his government with sanctions.
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Western sanctions will neither compel Iran to change its policies nor make it relinquish its "rights", Iran`s Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif said Saturday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 18:04
Tough sanctions are hurting Iran’s economy, but at the same time it also be encouraging defiance by a regime more worried about any appearance of capitulation, a report has said.
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Iran`s prez said that Western sanctions could at the most cause a "quick tap on the brakes" in Tehran`s nuclear programme but will not slow it down.
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The European Union and the US have recently tightened sanctions on Tehran, fearing Iran may use its civilian nuclear programme as a cover to develop nuclear bombs.
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Iran is loading hundreds of thousands of barrels of unsold oil to its ships after concealing their true identity.
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Iran`s top economic planner has said that western sanctions are creating difficulties for Tehran.
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Iran is the world`s fifth largest oil exporter and the second-biggest producer in OPEC after Saudi Arabia.
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The United States, Britain and Canada announced new measures against Iran`s energy and financial sectors.
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