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The United States from Nov. 4 will target Iran's oil exports with sanctions, and Washington is putting pressure on governments and companies around the world to fall in line and cut their purchases.
While Trump has not totally ruled out meeting with Rouhani on the sidelines of the General Assembly, the Iranian president appears in no mood to meet his US counterpart.
Three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters in early July that South Korea would not lift any Iranian crude and condensate that month, halting all shipments for the first time in six years.
Their delicate, and perhaps unrealistic, task is to build a case for Tehran to respect the deal's limits on its nuclear program even though Washington has pulled out.
The rupee, Asia's worst performing currency this year, has depreciated about 12 per cent year-to-date against the U.S. dollar, closing at 72.39 on Wednesday, after a record low of 72.99 on Tuesday.
The move is in contravention of a sweeping US sanctions bill signed in 2017.
So far, the 28-nation bloc has not put forward a concrete proposal for making payments to Iran for buying of oil.
China, the largest importer of Iranian oil, is negotiating a similar arrangement.
The Trump administration says it wants to cut Iran's oil exports to zero - which would deprive the Iranian government of its biggest source of hard currency.
The sanctions come at a time when the US is maintaining pressure on the North Korean government in its negotiations to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula.
Analysts expect such behaviour to ramp up when the US sanctions on Iran's oil industry return on November 5, following Washington's withdrawal from the nuclear deal in May.
The Chabahar port is being considered a gateway to golden opportunities for trade by India, Iran and Afghanistan with central Asian countries besides ramping up trade among the three countries.
US intelligence agencies now believe that Russia would again try to interfere the mid-term polls this year and also the 2020 presidential elections.
The United States is reimposing sanctions on Iran following Washington's decision in May to withdraw from a 2015 international deal aimed at curbing Tehran's nuclear programme.
While Washington exerts pressure on other countries to also cut imports from Iran, it is also urging other major producers to raise their output in order not to create too strong of a price hike