Giant Iranian tankers keep Assad regime and army in fuel

Oil market sources reveal that 10 giant Suezmax tankers carrying a million barrels of oil each are delivering fuel from Iran to Syria to keep Bashar Assad’s regime and army supplied – in violation of UN sanctions against both countries. The tankers sail from the Iranian islands of Sirri and Kharg through the Strait of Hormuz and the Suez Canal and unload at the Banias oil refineries in northern Syria. The last tanker Tour 2 anchored there on June 16.

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