A State Department official maintained the Biden Administration's suspense over the issue by telling reporters CAATSA does not have a blanket or country-specific waiver provision attached to it.
The US wants to grab a major share of the Indian defence hardware market. But any imposition of sanctions will dampen chances of defence cooperation gaining further traction
She said Washington had been quite public about any country that decided to use the S-400 missile systems from Russia.
Analysts say North Korea is trying to use Moon’s desire for inter-Korean engagement to pressure South Korea into extracting concessions from Washington on its behalf.
The senior Cabinet minister, who faced some criticism for going ahead with his summer vacation plans as the Afghan capital of Kabul fell over the weekend, returned to London.
Cuba is suffering its worst crisis in years from a combination of the coronavirus pandemic that has paralyzed its tourism-depedent economy and a slew of US sanctions.
The UN General Assembly, for the 29th year in a row, approved the resolution demanding an end to US economic blockade against Cuba.
The law came into effect on Thursday, adding to China's toolbox as it builds its defences against US and EU pressure over trade and human rights.
The two military-controlled companies, Myanma Economic Holdings Public Company Ltd. and Myanmar Economic Corp. have vast holdings in many industries and help to fund the military.
The sanctions could undermine Washington's relationship with India and also affect the QUAD's ability to counter China, wrote Sen. Todd Young in the Foreign Policy magazine.
Leaders declared accelerating efforts to transform China into a self-reliant technology power to be this year's top economic priority.
The sanctions blacklisted former and current officials in the Xinjiang region for alleged abuses, which have sparked international outrage.
Indian Oil Corp will lift 6 million barrels of Iranian oil and Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd 3 million barrels, the source told Reuters.
The deal has been an issue of much speculation after US President Donald Trump's administration's law -- Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) -- came into effect in January.
U.S. sanctions will start targeting Iran's crude exports from November 4, and Washington is putting pressure on governments and companies globally to fall in line.