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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
US Media Fail to Denounce Trump Regime's Unlawful Aim to Block Iranian Oil Sales
by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)
On Monday, Mike Pompeo announced no renewal of waivers granted for eight countries to continue purchasing Iranian oil unobstructed by the US.
"We're going to zero…across the board," effective midnight May 1, he roared. "We will continue to enforce sanctions and monitor compliance," adding:
"Any nation or entity interacting with Iran should do its diligence and err on the side of caution. The risks are simply not going to be worth the benefits."
China and Turkey strongly objected. Russia intends to maintain normal relations with the Islamic Republic, earlier vowing to help its ruling authorities counter US efforts to block its oil sales.
Weeks earlier, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova called Trump regime actions to stop Moscow
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