Rising Iraqi Oil Output Greases Iran Sanctions

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Iraq’s once-battered oil sector is further eclipsing production in Iran, relieving pressure on world oil markets and facilitating the imposition of draconian new sanctions on Iran. While Iranian officials say they are ready for the sanctions, writes Barabara Slavin, American experts wonder if the assurances are exaggerated.

Iraq’s once-battered oil sector is further eclipsing production in Iran, relieving pressure on world oil markets and facilitating the imposition of draconian new sanctions on Iran.

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Found in: iran nuclear talks, barbara slavin, sanctions, oil, nuclear, negotiations, iraq, iran, economic

Barbara Slavin is a columnist for Al-Monitor and director of the Future of Iran Initiative at the Atlantic Council. On Twitter: @BarbaraSlavin1

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