Iran Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri told state TV on 2 December that “despite America’s pressure… we still continue to sell our oil by using other means… They have failed to bring our oil exports to zero as planned.”

This is technically correct. But US efforts since late 2018 (MEES, 9 November 2018) to cajole and threaten third countries to halt buying of Iranian oil have been far more successful than most observers expected. (CONTINUED - 685 WORDS)