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US sanctions on Iran come into force; Pompeo dodges question on commitment from India, China

Updated : November 05, 2018 12:35:09 IST

India and China -- the two biggest buyers of Iranian crude, have so far appear to have skipped the punitive American sanctions targeting the Iranian oil and financial sectors.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, during a a talk show on Fox News, repeatedly parried questions when asked about the commitment from India and China on zero-oil purchase from Iran.
Under the Obama-era deal, involving five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany, Iran agreed to stop its nuclear programme in exchange for relief from economic sanctions.
US sanctions on Iran come into force; Pompeo dodges question on commitment from India, China
Published : November 05, 2018 11:40 AM IST

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