The US on Monday will issue temporary sanctions waivers allowing eight countries to keep importing Iranian oil, but two countries have agreed to end those deals within months while the other six have agreed to “greatly reduced levels,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The EU will not receive one of the waivers, Pompeo said during a call with reporters. He declined to name the eight countries receiving relief when US sanctions go back into force Monday. Pompeo said US actions have already cut Iran’s oil exports by more than 1 million b/d before the sanctions take effect. “Our laser-focused approach has succeeded in keeping prices stable with the benchmark Brent price right about where it was in May 2018,” when President Donald Trump announced the US would leave the Iran nuclear deal, Pompeo […]