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Iran Increases Oil Exports At Faster-Than-Expected Rate

An Iranian worker stands in front of a construction during a visit by Iranian Journalists to the South Pars gas field development phases (5-8) in the southern Iranian port town of Asaluyeh on July 19, 2010. ( ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)
An Iranian worker stands in front of a construction during a visit by Iranian Journalists to the South Pars gas field development phases (5-8) in the southern Iranian port town of Asaluyeh on July 19, 2010. ( ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)

Iran is increasing its oil exports more quickly than many thought possible, according to a report from Reuters. Iran is partnering with Asian and European supertankers to get its product out, after sanctions were lifted in January.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young talks with Jill Schlesinger of CBS News about what is responsible for a higher level of output than expected.

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