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In Diplomatic Doubleheader, U.S. Seizes Iranian Fuel From Ships Headed to Venezuela

Aug 14, 2020 - The New York Times

The high-seas handover blocked two diplomatic adversaries from evading American economic sanctions. Iran denied it was its fuel.

The high-seas handover blocked two diplomatic adversaries from evading American economic sanctions. Iran denied it was its fuel.

WASHINGTON — The United States has seized more than 1.1 million barrels of Iranian fuel that was headed to Venezuela, officials said on Friday, in a high-seas handover that blocked two diplomatic adversaries from evading America...