Oil tankers turn away from Venezuela as more sanctions loom

Jun 11 2020


Oil tankers that were sailing toward Venezuela have turned around and others have left the country’s waters as the United States considers blacklisting dozens of ships for transporting Venezuelan oil.

                                       

Reuters


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