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US Ends Sanction Waivers for Countries Importing Iranian oil
Posted: Monday, April 22, 2019

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US Ends Sanction Waivers for Countries Importing Iranian oil
U.S. President Donald Trump has decided to eliminate all waivers issued to eight economies allowing them to buy Iranian oil without facing U.S. sanctions, the White House said on Monday, while vowing to ensure global oil market was well supplied.

U.S. Moves to Stop All Nations From Buying Iranian Oil

China Unilaterally Rejects US Sanctions Against Iran
China consistently opposes unilateral U.S. sanctions against Iran, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Monday amid reports that Washington is expected to announce that buyers of Iranian oil must halt imports soon or face sanctions.

EU Lawmakers Praise Evo Morales On Economy And Equality
On Thursday, 19 lawmakers in the European parliament wrote a letter to Bolivia's leftist President Evo Morales, in praise of the country's progress on development and social equality. The signatories include those from Europe's most prominent leftist parties, such as Spain's Podemos, France Insoumise and Germany's Die Linke.

Who Is Ecuador's Ricardo Patiño, Latest Victim of 'Lawfare' Persecution?
On Thursday, the Ecuadorean Attorney General's office announced the solicitation of a Red Notice request to Interpol for the capture of the foreign minister under former President Rafael Correa, Ricardo Patiño. As the goverment ramps up its attacks on the opposition, this opposition leader and vocal critic of the current government President Lenin Moreno has come under the gaze of lawfare attacks.

Jimmy Carter Lectures Trump: US Is 'Most Warlike Nation in History of the World'
During his regular Sunday school lesson at Maranatha Baptist Church in his hometown of Plains, Georgia, Jimmy Carter revealed that he had recently spoken with President Donald Trump about China. Carter, 94, said Trump was worried about China's growing economy and expressed concern that "China is getting ahead of us." Carter, who normalized diplomatic relations between Washington and Beijing in 1979, said he told Trump that much of China's success was due to its peaceful foreign policy.

Mexico, China Vow to Protect Firms Against US Sanctions on Cuba
Several nations in the world have come out against the Trump administration's unilateral decision to allow the complete application of the controversial Title III of the Helms-Burton Act, opening the doors to a flood of lawsuits over alleged confiscation of property by the Cuban state.

US Official Confirms Anti-Cuba Law to Move Forward, Pushing Relations to 'Worst Levels'
United States President Donald Trump will allow the complete application of Title III of the controversial Helms-Burton Act, opening the doors to a flood of lawsuits over alleged confiscation of property by the Cuban state.

Trump Warns ICC Against Followup on American and Israeli War Crimes
US President Donald Trump has warned the International Criminal Court (ICC) of "swift and vigorous response" if the Hague-based tribunal investigates Americans and Israelis for war crimes.

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