IRAQ EMERGES AS NEW FRONT FOR ENFORCEMENT OF IRAN OIL SANCTIONS

On 23 October, the Wall Street Journal reported that Iranian tankers now regularly transfer crude to other ships just miles offshore the major Iraqi port of Al Faw, according to officials. The oil is then mixed with cargoes from other places to disguise its origin, and it eventually ends up on sale in world markets.  For example, it says, in March 230,000 barrels of oil from the state-run National Iranian Oil Co. were transferred to a vessel moored in Iraqi waters. 

https://www.wsj.com/articles/iraq-emerges-as-new-front-for-enforcement-of-iran-oil-sanctions-11603445401

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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