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Iranian tanker on way to Venezuela despite US pressure

The tanker passed through the Suez Canal on Wednesday.
REFILE - CORRECTING GRAMMAR  Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1, previously named Grace 1, sits anchored after the Supreme Court of the British territory lifted its detention order, in the Strait of Gibraltar, Spain, August 18, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca - RC1770F4BD80

A fuel tanker from Iran is on its way to Venezuela amid US pressure on both countries.

The tanker Clavel flies an Iranian flag and finished passing through the Suez Canal on Wednesday. It loaded up in Iran in March and is a midsize ship, according to data obtained by Reuters.

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