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Iran: The coal industry faces international sanctions

In January 2016, after a partial lifting of international sanctions, Iran wanted to diversify its sources of income beyond oil. For this, the country has opened $ 29 billion in mining permits for foreign investors. The goal was to modernize the mining industry, one thing that was still impossible during the last ten years of international sanctions. But on May 8, 2018, Donald Trump announced the withdrawal of the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. A position that deprives non-Americans to do business in Iran, including in the mining sector... Photojournalist Azin Haghighi documented the daily life of the Iranian Miners. 07/19/2018

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