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  • LONDON, May 10- Companies should not use the United States as an excuse for not doing business with Iran, U.S. The United States and Europe lifted sanctions in January under a deal with Iran to limit its nuclear programme, but other U.S. sanctions remain, including a ban on Iran- linked transactions in dollars being processed through the U.S. financial system.

  • LONDON, May 10- Companies should not use the United States as an excuse for not doing business with Iran, U.S. The United States and Europe lifted sanctions in January under a deal with Iran to limit its nuclear programme, but other U.S. sanctions remain, including a ban on Iran- linked transactions in dollars being processed through the U.S. financial system.

  • LONDON, May 10- Britain's membership of the European Union magnifies its role on the global stage, U.S. "A strong and united Europe that includes Great Britain is a stronger Europe and a stronger partner," Kerry told reporters in London just a few weeks after President Barack Obama visited the capital to urge Britons to stay in the EU. President Obama made some of the...

  • The United States and Russia, who support rival sides in Syria's civil war, said on Monday they would work to revive the February "cessation of hostilities" agreement that reduced fighting in parts of the country for several weeks. A recent surge in bloodshed in Aleppo, Syria's largest city before the war, wrecked the 10- week-old partial truce sponsored by...

  • LONDON, May 10- Foreign companies should not use the United States as an excuse for not doing business in Iran following last year's deal on Tehran's nuclear programme, U.S. Kerry is due to meet representatives of British and European banks in London on Thursday to discuss the issue of dealing with Iran under the terms of its deal with world powers.

  • LONDON, May 10- Britain's membership of the European Union has magnified its role on the global stage, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday. Kerry was talking to reporters in London just a few weeks after President Barack Obama visited the capital to urge Britons to stay in the EU, warning that the country would be at "the back of the queue" for a U.S. trade...

  • LONDON, May 10- The International Syria Support Group, bringing together 17 countries backing peace talks, is to meet in Vienna on May 17, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters in London on Tuesday. The United States and Russia, who support rival sides in Syria's civil war, said on Monday they would work to revive the February "cessation of hostilities"...

  • Secretary of State John Kerry will meet representatives of British and European banks in London on Thursday to discuss issues involved in doing business with Iran, a British banking industry source said on Tuesday. The United States and Europe lifted sanctions in January under a deal with Iran to limit its nuclear program, but other U.S. sanctions remain,...

  • UNITED NATIONS, April 28- Iran asked U.N. chief Ban Ki- moon on Thursday to convince the United States to stop violating state immunity after the top U.S. court ruled that $2 billion in frozen Iranian assets must be paid to American victims of attacks blamed on Tehran. Zarif's appeal comes amid increasing Iranian frustration at what they say is the failure of the...

  • UNITED NATIONS, April 28- Iran asked U.N. chief Ban Ki- moon on Thursday to convince the United States to stop violating state immunity after the top U.S. court ruled that $2 billion in frozen Iranian assets must be paid to American victims of attacks blamed on Tehran. Zarif's appeal comes amid increasing Iranian frustration at what they say is the failure of the...

  • Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told hundreds of workers that a global deal, signed between Iran and world powers, had lifted financial sanctions, but U.S. obstruction was stopping Iran getting the full economic fruits of the agreement. "On paper the United States allows foreign banks to deal with Iran, but in practice they create Iranophobia so no one does business with...

  • NEW YORK, April 22- The United States is not opposed to foreign banks doing business with Iran in line with the terms of last year's historic nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, U.S. "The United States is not standing in the way, and will not stand in the way, of business that is permitted in Iran since the took effect," Kerry told reporters before meeting with...

  • HAVANA, April 22- Cuba said on Friday it would lift a ban on Cuban-born citizens entering and leaving the Caribbean island by commercial vessels, opening the way for U.S. cruise operator Carnival Corp to set sail for the country from Miami next week. We want to extend our sincere appreciation to Cuba and to our team who worked so hard to help make this happen, "Carnival...

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    Cuba said it would lift a ban on Cubans and Cuban-Americans entering and leaving the Caribbean island by commercial vessels.

  • HAVANA, April 22- Cuba said on Friday it would lift a ban on Cubans and Cuban-Americans entering and leaving the Caribbean island by commercial vessels, opening the way for cruise operator Carnival Corp to set sail for the country next week. Carnival received approval from the United States last year to sail to Cuba, and the green light from Havana a day after U.S.

  • April 18- U.S. cruise operator Carnival Corp said it may delay its voyages to Cuba, scheduled to start on May 1, unless Cuban authorities allow Cuban-born Americans to travel in cruise ships as they are allowed in airlines. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday condemned the world's largest cruise operator for barring Cuban-Americans from its planned...

  • LOS ANGELES, April 12- U.S. Without mentioning Trump by name, Kerry argued that the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal that the Obama administration negotiated would be good for the U.S. economy even as he acknowledged U.S. workers' fears about free trade agreements. In fact, they've been revved up to have some anxiety about anything related to trade, "Kerry said in a...

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