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Iranians and their leaders brace for impact of new US sanctions taking effect on Tuesday

2018-08-07 11:54:22       source:The Straits Times

August 7, 2018


TEHERAN, IRAN (NYTIMES) -- With an eye to the impending re-imposition of US sanctions against Iran, Saeed Mohammadi, a 38-year-old plumber in Teheran, knew what he had to do.


Last week, like many others, he bought US$1,000 (S$1,368) worth of gold, which has been rising steadily on the local market.


"I'll make a profit that will help me get by a bit," Mohammadi said.


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