US seizes four Iranian fuel cargoes bound for Venezuela; Tehran denies

Topics US-Iran tensions | cargo ship | Fuel


The Trump administration has seized the cargo of four tankers it was targeting for transporting Iranian fuel to Venezuela, US officials said Thursday, as it steps up its campaign of maximum pressure against the two heavily sanctioned allies.   But, officials in Tehran maintained no Iranian ship or gasoline cargo has been seized. “Iran, as it has repeatedly stated, will not tolerate any such hostile actions .

.. and has not allowed any country to take such measures,” the unnamed official told IRNA. But according.....

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