[size=36]India: We hope Washington will allow us to buy Iranian oil[/size]
(Reuters) - New Delhi hopes Washington will allow its allies to continue to buy some Iranian oil instead of banning purchases altogether, a source familiar with the talks said Monday.
Quoted "Reuters" the source was quoted as saying that, should the US administration take care of the interests of strategic partners. "
He added," Since the beginning of the imposition of sanctions (US against Iran) , there was talk about a gradual reduction and not be reduced to zero with a single blow. "
Oil prices jumped by about The United States will not extend the exemptions it has granted to eight countries, including China and India, of its sanctions on the import of Iranian oil,
and India, the largest buyer of Iranian oil after China, purchases of Iranian crude since the entry into force of sanctions Implementation in November almost half.
The agency pointed out that the Indian refineries have not yet issued requests for the month of May of Iranian oil, pending clarification from Washington on the extension of exemptions from sanctions.