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That’s gotta sting. US sells 1.1m barrels of Iranian oil it took from them

Helicopter hovering over oil tanker

PortandTerminal.com, November 1, 2020 WASHINGTON – The US Justice Department has announced that Washington sold around 1.1 million barrels of Iranian oil from four tankers headed for Venezuela, Anadolu Agency reported on Friday. “Upon being presented with the court’s seizure order, the ships’ owner transferred the petroleum to the government, and we can now announce that the United States has sold and …

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Venezuela And Iran Ignore U.S. Sanctions Again To Export Crude

Tanker at dusk. Flag

BLOOMBERG, SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 An Iran-flagged tanker is loading Venezuelan crude oil | Tehran has supplied food and gasoline as cooperation thrives By Lucia Kassai for Bloomberg – After defying U.S. sanctions by shipping a cargo of oil condensate to Venezuela just last week, Iran is using the same ship to help the Latin American country export its crude. The Iran-flagged …

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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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