Iran to ask Japan’s Abe to mediate over U.S. oil sanctions: officials

Written by on June 12, 2019

FILE PHOTO: Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz
FILE PHOTO: Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz, December 21, 2018. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed/File Photo

June 12, 2019

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran plans to ask Japan to mediate between Tehran and Washington to ease oil sanctions imposed by the United States, Iranian officials told Reuters ahead of a visit to Iran by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

“Japan can help easing the ongoing tension between Iran and America … as a goodwill gesture, America should either lift the unjust oil sanctions or extend the waivers or suspend them,” a senior Iranian official told Reuters.

Another official said “Mr. Abe can be a great mediator to facilitate that.”

(Writing by Parisa Hafezi; Editing by Catherine Evans)

Source: OANN

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