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First fuel tanker from Iranian flotilla reaches Venezuela's economic zone -data

Reuters | Updated: 24-05-2020 05:24 IST | Created: 24-05-2020 05:24 IST
First fuel tanker from Iranian flotilla reaches Venezuela's economic zone -data

The first tanker from a flotilla of five Iranian fuel cargoes reached Venezuela's exclusive economic zone on Saturday, according to vessel tracking data from Refinitiv Eikon.

The shipments, which caused a diplomatic standoff with the U.S. government as both Iran and Venezuela are under sanctions, aim to ease the South American nation's acute gasoline shortage.


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