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Topic - Kazem Vaziri Hamaneh
"The problems that they have made for banks have troubled financing of some projects," Oil Minister Kazem Vaziri Hamaneh told the official IRNA news agency.
He said that the government was attempting to use its own resources, built up from the windfall receipts of recent years of high world oil prices, to cover the shortfall.