August 14, 2020

US seizes Iranian petrol destined for Venezuela: report

Washington (AFP) – The United States has seized the cargo on four tankers allegedly loaded with Iranian gasoline destined for Venezuela, the Wall Street Journal reported.The US Justice Department issued a warrant last month to seize the cargo of the tankers Bella, Bering, Pandi and Luna, tying the shipments to Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, which Washington has labelled a terror group.The four ships were seized at sea and were now en route to Houston, Texas, the Journal reported Thursday, citing US officials.The US court complaint says that Iranian businessman Mahmoud Madanipour, who allegedly h…

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