French FinMin Le Maire: US rejects French request for Iran exemptions – Le Figaro

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire told Le Figaro in an interview published on Friday, the US rejected a French request for exemptions for the French companies operating in Iran.

Key Quotes via Reuters:

“We have just received Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin’s response: it’s negative.”

“Europe must provide itself with the tools it needs to defend itself against extra-territorial sanctions.” 

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