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U.S. expected to issue eight exemptions to countries importing Iranian oil - Pompeo

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U.S. expected to issue eight exemptions to countries importing Iranian oil - Pompeo
FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to reporters during a news briefing at the State Department in Washington, U.S., October 23, 2018. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton   -   Copyright  CATHAL MCNAUGHTON(Reuters)
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday the United States expected to issue eight exemptions to countries importing Iranian oil.

Pompeo said the exemptions would be temporary.

(Reporting by Lesley Wroughton and Susan Heavey; Editing by Susan Thomas)

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