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Tehran says ships targeted by US were holding Iranian fuel

Over the past month, the US has seized four tankers and detained the oil cargoes aboard. Iran's oil minister now acknowledges that the oil was Iranian and headed to Venezuela.

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Four tankers whose cargoes were seized by the US over the past month were heading to Venezuela with gasoline loaded in Iran, according to Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh.

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