Iran threatens to stop imports from South Korea over oil halt

June 27, 2012 by admin
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Seoul, South Korea (CNN) — Iran threatened Wednesday to halt all imports of goods from South Korea in response to Seoul’s announcement a day earlier that it would stop accepting Iranian oil.

South Korea said Tuesday that it would suspend all Iranian oil imports from the start of July in response to a European Union insurance ban on tankers carrying crude from Iran.

The Iranian ambassador to South Korea, Ahmad Masumifar, responded by saying in an interview with the South Korean news agency Yonhap on Wednesday that Tehran “may decide to fully stop importing Korean goods.”

Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2012/06/27/world/asia/korea-iran-oil/index.html

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