According to the spokeswoman, the EU will continue to abide by that pact as long as Iran continues the full and effective implementation of its nuclear commitments.
The US government informed yesterday that US president, Donald Trump, will not renew the exceptions of sanctions to any country that imports Iranian crude when they expire next May 2, a measure that could affect the oil market, according to analysts.
According to the White House, the action has the purpose of bringing Iranian oil exports to zero, thus denying the Persian government 'its main source of income'.
The Trump government, which withdrew from the nuclear agreement in 2015, announced in November sanctions for the banking and energy sectors of that territory, but clarified that China, South Korea, Greece, India, Italy, Japan, Turkey and Taiwan would not be currently subject to the penalties established against those who buy crude from Iran, which in 2017 ranked as the fifth largest producer of the world.
In the statement they add that the United States, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, three of the world's major energy producers, 'pledge to ensure that world oil markets continue to be properly supplied.
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