Saturday, April 20, 2013

Iran seeks to export oil to North Korea


Interesting development but should be no surprise.

Iran seeks to export oil to North Korea


Published: Today

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's oil ministry says the country is considering exporting oil to North Korea as a way to improve its battered economy.

The official IRNA news agency quoted on Saturday Oil Minister Rostam Ghasemi as saying talks are underway between Tehran and Pyongyang on oil exports.

An oil deal would bring the two nations deeply at odds with the U.S. and the West closer together. In September, they signed a scientific and technological cooperation agreement. A delegation from North Korea's oil ministry is currently visiting Iran.
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