The Washington Post: New sanctions crimp Iran's shipping business as insurers withhold coverage

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Wednesday, 21 July 2010 13:11
The Washington Post reports today that "just weeks after the United States and the United Nations imposed new rounds of sanctions on Iran, Tehran's ability to ship vital goods has been significantly curtailed as some of the world's most powerful Western insurance companies cut off Iranian shippers out of fear that they could run afoul of U.S. laws, the insurers say."  Read the complete article, here.