Venezuela military to escort Iranian fuel tankers against US naval blockade

Venezuela military to escort Iranian fuel tankers against US naval blockade

Venezuela’s military will escort Iranian tankers delivering fuel to the gasoline-starved nation as soon as they enter the country’s exclusive economic zone. Both Iran and Venezuela are subject to US sanctions aimed at preventing fuel exports by both Iran and Venezuela.The WSJ has said that the Trump administration is weighing up ’legal steps’ and possible new sanctions in response to the shipment

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Timothy
Timothy 4 days

Is this the same navy who were sunk by a cruise ship? A force to be reckoned with indeed.

Drangus
Drangus 4 days

Blind leading the blind

Matthew
Matthew 4 days

Venezuela has the biggest oil reserve in the world. Why do the need to import gasoline?

ron
ron 4 days

"...International law forbids “the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any state.” There are several pathways around that prohibition, including two exceptions..." https://www.defenseone.com/politics/2019/01/trump-setting-stage-military-intervention-venezuela/154383/

ron
ron 4 days

Blockade, virtual blockade!? Blockade is an act of war and not the same as sanctions or even an embargo

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