Middle East | Baghdad grapples with 'curse' of US sanctions on Iran

Baghdad grapples with ‘curse’ of US sanctions on Iran

The Iraqi government has scant plans in place to deal with the first round of US sanctions, let alone the second

August 17, 2018 7:16 PM (UTC+8)
An Iraqi peddler displays Iranian currency for sale in the capital Baghdad, on August 9, 2018. 
Caught in the crossfire between its key allies Tehran and Washington, Iraq's economy could suffer the heaviest collateral damage from the US reimposing sanctions against Iran.  AFP / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE
An Iraqi peddler displays Iranian currency for sale in the capital Baghdad, on August 9, 2018. Caught in the crossfire between its key allies Tehran and Washington, Iraq's economy could suffer the heaviest collateral damage from the US reimposing sanctions against Iran. AFP / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE
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