Turkey slashes Iranian oil imports in May by over 35%

30.06.2012                      10.Tammus. 5772                      Chukat

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Turkey slashes Iranian oil imports in May by over 35%

The European Union will stop all buying of Iranian oil from July 1; recently Turkey won a U.S. exemption allowing it to continue importing crude through without facing penalties.

Turkey's crude oil imports from Iran dropped by more than 35 percent in May from April as it steps up efforts to ensure the United States waives sanctions on its imports of Iranian oil for the remainder of this year….