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In Iran, commented on the us sanctions

The sanctions that the U.S. imposed against the Iranian captains of tankers for the supply of fuel to Venezuela, show the failure pressure of Washington, said the official representative of Iranian foreign Minister Abbas Mousavi.

Earlier, the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo said that the United States imposed sanctions against five captains of the Iranian tankers for the supply of fuel to Venezuela.

Previously, the newspaper the Wall Street Journal reported that the administration of the President of the United States Donald trump is exploring the possibility of imposing new sanctions against Iran to block exports of Iranian oil to Venezuela. After five Iranian tankers went to a Latin American country, considered the question about sanctions against the crews of the tankers or the forfeiture of these tankers in the event of a refuel in ports of third countries.

Venezuela has already filed a complaint with the Hague Tribunal on restrictions that States have imposed on the country in 2014. The US imposed against Venezuela a set of sanctions, the most painful of which was the freezing of accounts of countries in Europe and the blocking of assets and interests in oil and gas, PDVSA, the jurisdiction of the United States at $ 7 billion, and the prohibition of transactions with them. According to the White house, another 11 billion dollars should make up the loss in oil supplies.