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Iran sanctions kick in Monday

By Bloomberg
05 November 2018   |   8:40 am
Iran is bracing for renewed U.S. sanctions over the next few hours. These measures are targeting the oil sector, shipping and financial transactions. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Iranian crude exports are already down by 1 million barrels a day. Bloomberg's Jodi Schneider reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."

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