Revenge for EU Sanctions Iran Set to Turn Off Oil Supply to Europe

The European Union embargo on Iranian oil will only come into effect in six months, but the leadership in Tehran wants to act first: Exports to Europe are set to be halted immediately. It is a move which could mean added difficulties for struggling economies in southern Europe.
Iran is the fifth largest producers of oil in the world.

Iran is the fifth largest producers of oil in the world.

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