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Oil markets look for alternatives as US sanction on Iran hit

However, the United States government said on Friday it will temporarily allow several countries including South Korea and Turkey to keep importing Iranian oil when U.S. sanctions come back into force on Monday, sparing them for now from the threat of USA economic penalties.

President Donald Trump removed the US from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal earlier this year, triggering the sanctions being imposed Monday.

His comments come a day after Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said Moscow would continue to buy Iranian oil, even after US sanctions go back into place on Monday.

"We do not recognize the sanctions introduced unilaterally without the United Nations, we consider those methods illegal per se", he said.

In response, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a speech broadcast on state TV that Iran would break the sanctions and continue to sell oil. He also said the reimposed United States sanctions were part of a psychological war launched by Washington against Tehran, adding that "America's economic pressure on Iran is futile".

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The US side was unmoved.

Seoul also won an exemption from the USA to continue financial transactions with the sanctioned Iranian central bank to facilitate oil imports, the official said.

"All of this means that the Trump administration has made an epic miscalculation", Oborne wrote.

"The Iranian people are feeling the economic pressure at their dinner tables and we complain about this, but it will not make Iranian people give up Islam, their values and the [Islamic] Revolution because of rising prices", he said. They could upset world oil markets, though the U.S. has granted temporary waivers to eight jurisdictions to continue importing Iranian oil.

Two of the countries have agreed to reduce imports to zero while six others "will import at greatly reduced levels", Pompeo said.

Earlier in an interview with the Sean Hannity Show, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo alleged that Iran was the world's largest state sponsor of terror.

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And in recent days US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the US would "aggressively" target any firm or organisation "evading our sanctions".

It is believed that the new sanctions will compel Tehran to renegotiate the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

The EU, France, Germany, and Britain - all co-signatories, along with Russian Federation and China, to the nuclear deal with Iran - said in a joint statement on Friday they regretted Trump's decision to restore sanctions on Iran.

Speaking on CBS' "Face the Nation," Pompeo said the sanctions are created to "alter" Iran's behavior, especially its support for resistance groups like Hezbollah in Lebanon.

"Going forward, next year, we anticipate a much better supplied oil market, and that will help us accelerate, I think, the path to zero", he asserted.

The incident made Iran an global pariah and caused a diplomatic schism between the two countries that has remained to this day. "These sanctions hit at the core areas of Iran's economy, and they are necessary to spur changes we seek on the part of the regime".

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The Trump administration has granted exemptions to eight countries to continue importing Iranian oil, without naming them. Most Europeans, as well as Japan and South Korea, have stopped.

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