HELSINKI, 5 Nov — More than half of Finnish companies that opened business in Iran after the lifting of U.S. sanctions and the EU, left Iran after the decision of the President of the United States Donald trump to restore sanctions against Tehran, said on Monday the representative of the foreign Ministry of Finland Pekka Kosonen.
The fifth of November enter into force the sanctions against Iran. Sanctions would cover oil exports. Washington has said it aims to bring Iranian oil exports down to zero and urged its customers to abandon such purchases.
The President of the United States Donald trump announced in may that Washington is out of agreement with Iran on its nuclear program. He also reported the return of all sanctions against Iran including secondary, that is, against other countries doing business with Iran. Once again, the U.S. has enacted on August 7 some of the sanctions against Iran.