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Tehran Now Says Ships Targeted by U.S. Were Holding Iranian Fuel

Helicopter. Tanker at sea.

BLOOMBERG, AUGUST 17, 2020 Four tankers whose fuel was seized by the U.S. over the past month were heading to Venezuela and carrying gasoline loaded in Iran, according to Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh. His comments are the first acknowledgment by Tehran that the vessels were transporting cargo from the Islamic Republic when the U.S. confiscated it. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani …

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U.S. Seizes Iranian Fuel Cargo for First Time – WSJ

Tanker. Tug boats

PortandTerminal.com, August 14, 2020 Now the question is, how will Iran respond? NEW YORK – The Wall Street Journal and other major news sources are reporting that the United States has seized the cargo of four tankers it was targeting for transporting Iranian fuel to Venezuela. The announcement was made on Thursday by U.S. officials. Last month U.S. federal prosecutors filed suit to seize …

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