Iran Oil Ministry: Exports Cut To Britain, France

Salon Staff
February 19, 2012 6:36PM (UTC)

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Oil Ministry says oil exports have been halted to Britain and France.

The statement posted on the ministry's website on Sunday appears to be part of pre-emptive action by Iran after the European Union decided to boycott Iranian oil beginning in July. The 27-nation EU accounts for about 18 percent of Iran's oil exports.

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