Iran oil ministry denies state media reports on EU oil stop

TEHRAN Wed Feb 15, 2012 8:30am EST

The Phase 4 and Phase 5 gas refineries are seen in Assalouyeh, 1,000 km (621 miles) south of Tehran, January 27, 2011.  REUTERS/Caren Firouz

The Phase 4 and Phase 5 gas refineries are seen in Assalouyeh, 1,000 km (621 miles) south of Tehran, January 27, 2011.

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TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran's Oil Ministry denied state media reports on the Islamic state stopping its crude exports to six European countries on Wednesday.

"We deny this report ... If such a decision is made, it will be announced by Iran's Supreme National Security Council," a spokesman for the ministry told Reuters.

Iran's English language Press TV had earlier said Tehran has stopped exporting oil to France, Portugal, Italy, Greece, Netherlands and Spain.

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Comments (14)
stambo2001 wrote:
“Who run barter town?!?” – Master Blaster (Mad Max – Beyond Thunderdome)

Well then, that was exceptionally NOT well played by the west. Oooops!

China, India, Turkey will get all that sweet black gold. Europe will either capitulate before Iran, return to Russian influence OR we goto WAR.

Good move barry, you twit.

Feb 15, 2012 7:39am EST  --  Report as abuse
elcaptain wrote:
Good For Iran! Stay Strong Against The Worlds Tyrants!

Feb 15, 2012 7:53am EST  --  Report as abuse
ReadFromSite wrote:
stambo2001 – Ok your comment was so funny I just had to log on to tell you that. I literally never leave comments here but yours was too funny lmao. I love the Mad Max reference!

Feb 15, 2012 7:57am EST  --  Report as abuse
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