U.S. blacklists six oil tankers in new Venezuela-related sanctions

U.S. blacklists six oil tankers in new Venezuela-related sanctions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Tuesday blacklisted six oil tankers involved in the shipment of Venezuelan oil to Cuba, the latest in a series of sanctions aimed at pressuring Havana to abandon its support for socialist Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. Six vessels belonging to state-run oil company Petróleos de Venezuela SA, or PDVSA, were targeted, according to a statement from the U.S. Treasury Department.

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