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Iran warns the US that it will not tolerate “piracy” against its tankers to Venezuela

May 20, 2020

Iran’s Secretary of Defense, General Amir Hatami, warned the United States on Wednesday that the Ayatollah regime will not tolerate “piracy” against Iranian ships carrying fuel to Venezuela as part of the cooperation between the two. Countries.

“Iran’s policy in this regard is very clear: we will not tolerate any problems with our oil tankers,” said General Hatami after a government meeting in press releases, according to the ISNA news agency.

The minister has claimed that “any problem with tankers violates international standards and shipping safety”, which is why he urged “all countries and organizations sensitive to shipping safety” to respond to what ” represents an act of piracy “.

Iran warns the US that it will not tolerate “piracy” against its tankers to Venezuela
Iran warns the US that it will not tolerate “piracy” against its tankers to Venezuela

In addition, warned of possible consequences for those who obstruct the course of Iranian ships. “The United States and other countries know that we will respond without hesitation and that if the problem continues and worsens, it will be answered with a firm and devastating response,” he warned.