US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s announcement was Washington’s latest step to ratchet up economic pressure on Tehran. Photo: Bloomberg

US sanctions Chinese oil trader Zhuhai Zhenrong for violating Iran restrictions

  • Announcement by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is latest move to pressure Tehran over its nuclear programme and alleged military activities in Middle East
  • Zhuhai Zhenrong and Chinese state refiner Sinopec are responsible for nearly all Iranian crude that China imports
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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s announcement was Washington’s latest step to ratchet up economic pressure on Tehran. Photo: Bloomberg
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