TRUMP PUSHES IRAQ TO STOP BUYING ENERGY FROM IRAN
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12.02.2019


The New York Times (11 February 2019)

By Edward Wong

WASHINGTON

The Trump administration is pressuring Iraq to stop buying energy from its neighbor and sole foreign supplier, Iran, in what has become a major point of conflict between Washington and Baghdad.

Iraqi leaders, fearing that a further shortfall in power would lead to mass protests and political instability in their electricity-starved country, are pushing back on the demand, which is rooted in President Trump’s sanctions against Iran.

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