South Korea suspends Iranian oil imports

In May, South Korea, one of the world's biggest oil importers, stopped importing oil from Iran due to US sanctions against the country.

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South Korea, one of the world's biggest importers of oil, suspended all Iranian oil imports in May, show documents published by South Korea's customs authorities Saturday.

South Korea's complete suspension of Iranian oil is caused by the US sanctions imposed against the Middle Eastern country in 2018.

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