Iranian tankers carrying ‘6.8 million barrels of oil’ en route to Syria

Iranian tankers carrying '6.8 million barrels of oil' en route to Syria
Iranian tankers carrying '6.8 million barrels of oil' en route to Syria

A large convoy of Iranianvessels were detected approaching Syria’s Baniyas port on Tuesday, according to a maritime group which monitors the movement of oil tankers.They were allegedly carrying a staggering 6.8 million barrels of oil, the Middle East Economic Survey (MEES) have estimated.Despite US sanctions on Tehran, the Syrian regime has received roughly 2 million barrels of crude from staunch regional ally Iran every month since May 2019. In recent weeks, that figure has increased threefold, according to Tanker Trackers.China- Iran’s biggest oil customer – heavily cut imports in January a…

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