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22 April 2024

Australia to follow EU ban on Iran oil imports: Rudd

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By AFP

Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd said on Tuesday his country would follow the European Union in banning Iranian oil imports, after talks with his British counterpart in London.

"The actions taken in Brussels yesterday on sanctions by the European Union -- we in Australia will undertake precisely the same parallel action for Australia," Rudd said after talks with William Hague.