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Iran says it's cutting oil exports to France, Britain

LA Times -- The ban is preemptive retaliation against European sanctions. Meanwhile, U.S. and British officials warn against a military attack on Iran's nuclear facilities.
Reporting from Beirut— Iran said Sunday that it was cutting off oil exports to France and Britain in a preemptive strike against European economic sanctions, while top U.S. and British officials warned against a military attack on Iran's disputed nuclear program.

Iran's retaliatory oil ban was the latest instance of high-stakes brinkmanship surrounding Tehran's nuclear ambitions. Iran says its program is solely for peaceful purposes, but the U.S. and many of its allies suspect the goal is to develop weapons.


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Submitted Feb 19, 2012 By: masfast1
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 12:50:20 AM

Ouch!
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 11:52:54 PM

More old news. Was the LA Times on a deserted island?
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Dangerous
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Sanctions
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Tough!
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 10:50:12 PM

WOW here we go...... Nostrodomus might be right again
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Gas is super high over there
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Dangerous
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 10:26:55 PM

Good luck, Iran. Bad move.
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 10:22:39 PM

if i was in france or britain i might care, than again maybe not...
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 10:17:00 PM

Can Iran afford this? They can't spend oil...
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 10:14:56 PM

There also cutting off there money supply.
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