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Daphne Psaledakis

China says it will hit back against new U.S. sanctions over Uighur rights

Jul 10 2020

WASHINGTON China said on Friday it would take "reciprocal measures" against the United States after Washington imposed sanctions on senior Chinese officials over alleged human rights abuses against the Uighur Muslim minority. | Video

India's Reliance to load Venezuelan oil cargo under fuel swap deal: sources

Jul 09 2020

LONDON/WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY India's Reliance will load its first cargo of Venezuelan crude in three months this week in exchange for diesel under a swap deal the parties say is permitted under the U.S. sanctions regime on the Latin American country, according to a Reliance source and a shipping document from state oil firm PDVSA.

New U.S. CDC school reopening guidelines promised after Trump complains

Jul 09 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plans to issue new guidelines for reopening schools, Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday, after President Donald Trump criticized the agency's recommendations as too expensive and impractical. | Video

New U.S. CDC school reopening guidelines promised after Trump complains

Jul 09 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plans to issue new guidelines for reopening schools, Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday, after President Donald Trump criticized the agency's recommendations as too expensive and impractical. | Video

U.S. lifts Venezuela-related sanctions imposed on shipping firms, tankers

Jul 02 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday lifted sanctions on four shipping companies and tankers belonging to them that it said had transported Venezuelan oil this year, following a meeting between U.S. officials and industry representatives.

U.S. seeks to seize gasoline in four Iran tankers bound for Venezuela

Jul 02 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. prosecutors filed a lawsuit to seize the gasoline aboard four tankers that Iran is trying to ship to Venezuela, the latest attempt by the Trump administration to increase economic pressure on the two U.S. foes.

U.S. slaps sanctions on Mexican firms, individuals linked to Venezuelan oil trade

Jun 19 2020

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY The United States on Thursday blacklisted Mexico's Libre Abordo and a related company, accusing them of helping Caracas evade U.S. sanctions in the first formal action by the U.S. Treasury Department against Mexican firms involved in trading Venezuelan oil.

U.S. hits Syria with toughest sanctions yet to push Assad to end war

Jun 18 2020

WASHINGTON The United States on Wednesday imposed its toughest sanctions ever targeting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to choke off revenue for his government in a bid to force it back to United Nations-led negotiations and broker an end to the country's nearly decade-long war. | Video

No change to Rosneft sanctions despite ownership change - U.S. Treasury

Jun 07 2020

By Daphne Psaledakis, Vladimir Soldatkin and Olesya Astakhova

No change to Rosneft sanctions despite ownership change -U.S. Treasury

Jun 07 2020

By Daphne Psaledakis, Vladimir Soldatkin and Olesya Astakhova

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