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US tries to seize four Iranian tankers sailing towards Venezuela

by on July 2, 2020 0
Iran and Venezuela increased coordination in the face of a Trump administration which has pounded them with sanctions US federal prosecutors are seeking to seize four tankers sailing towards Venezuela with gasoline supplied by Iran, the latest attempt to disrupt ever-closer trade ties between the two heavily-sanctioned anti-US allies. The civil-forfeiture complaint filed late on Wednesday... Read More

First Iranian oil tanker reaches Venezuela despite U.S. threat

by on May 24, 2020 0
The first of five Iranian oil tankers reached Venezuelan waters late on Saturday to temporarily ease the South American nation’s fuel crunch, despite a warning from the US. The oil tanker Fortune entered Venezuela’s exclusive economic zone at around 7.40 pm local time on Saturday (Sunday 0140 UTC), without facing any immediate signs of... Read More