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Iran claims it has overcome sanctions

The Detroit News -- Iran's oil minister claimed Sunday his country has successfully overcome sanctions on the sale of its oil, state TV reported.

The U.N. and West have imposed tough economic sanctions on Iran to try to persuade it to stop its uranium enrichment project, including a ban by the EU on oil imports, but Iran remains defiant.

Oil Minister Rostam Ghasemi that the industry was in "bad shape" about two months ago because of the oil embargo, "but resorting to planning in the oil industry, we left the bottleneck behind, almost." The EU imposed its embargo in July.

Ghasemi said Iran's oil sector would be able to export its oil to the "farthest spots" around the world. In contrast, China, India and Korea recently announced that they have cut back their oil imports from Iran to comply with internationa


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honda0105
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 7:41:13 AM

fulltank: you're very right about that one.
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 7:38:48 AM

another case of the Great Delusion?
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 2:12:59 PM

Iran "claims" a lot of things.
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 11:32:21 AM

Old news.
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 8:44:32 AM

Merry Christmas,
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 3:24:44 AM

Old news.
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 2:45:59 AM

Morale of its citizens is paramount.
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 1:30:11 AM

It only matters that the Iranian people believe what is being said by their oil minister.
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 1:17:24 AM

old
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 1:15:55 AM

I would not beleve anything that they say, they never tell the truth!
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Yeah........I have some swampland property here in Florida for sale.
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 1:12:40 AM

m'kay
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May each of you have the greatest CHRISTmas ever and all of God's greatest for 2013!! Merry Christmas GasBuddy!!!
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who cares?
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 1:11:30 AM

Wouldn't believe anything that they say
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 1:08:46 AM

He read it on the internet so it must be true.
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 1:06:25 AM

Someone is buying their OIL
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 1:04:49 AM

Yup.
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 1:03:54 AM

I don't beleieve this at all
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 1:02:08 AM

IRAN HASN'T OVERCOME JACK... THE IRANIAN PRES. MAHMOUD AHMADINEJAD IS A FLAMING LUNATIC... ALWAYS HAS BEEN/ALWAYS WILL BE... AND RIGHT, THEY FIXED EVERYTHING INSIDE OF TWO MONTHS... I GUESS WEED (MARIJUANA) GROWS IN THE DESERT... BECAUSE HE IS DEFINITELY SMOKIN... TOKIN... AND CHOKIN...
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 1:00:28 AM

Bomb them back to the Stone Age.
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 1:00:17 AM

Iran makes a lot of claims. Why should anyone believe this one?
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 12:59:29 AM

Maybe santa is helping them
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 12:57:40 AM

I wonder....
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 12:56:58 AM

Exactly.
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The little Hitler speaks.
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 12:55:25 AM

yes
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 12:54:30 AM

Of course they have
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I am sue they have
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Iran is so overdone
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 12:51:22 AM

Santa is bringing coal to naughty Iran.
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 12:48:25 AM

Really
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 12:47:22 AM

yeah, whatever.
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 12:46:55 AM

Makes you wonder how they figured out a way around, under the table?
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 12:45:12 AM

If they really are getting around the embargo, it is on China and Russia...and nt good for the world, even if it brings oil prices down.
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Merry Christmas and to all a good night
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 12:42:42 AM

Persians are smart people. They'll make it out okay.
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 12:42:22 AM

They will claim what they need to claim. Maybe they have; maybe they have not. Time will tell.
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 12:41:55 AM

I've overcome Iran...
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 12:41:31 AM

Talk is cheap now will we see the action from Iran on their oil sales?
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 12:41:09 AM


When have you never heard any spoken truth come out of iran?
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 12:38:43 AM

So that should make prices go down.
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 12:35:59 AM

So they are contained accoding to us.
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 12:33:51 AM

Iran are so full of malarchi. Wannabes in international politics. Like North Korea.
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 12:32:15 AM

trust 'em lol
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 12:30:39 AM

if there is one thing the world has learned , it is that Iran lies
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 12:28:17 AM

Don't believe all, could be part true.
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 12:27:48 AM

You can't trust anyone, even your own politicians.
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 12:27:23 AM

not surprised
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 12:26:57 AM

Just let Iran export the oil.
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