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Adrian Darya 1 tanker unloaded crude on Mediterranean coast: Iran

2019-09-09 09:42:27       source:The Aljazeera

September 9, 2019

An Iranian oil tanker at the centre of a major diplomatic dispute with the United States reached its destination and sold its cargo, Iran's foreign ministry said, amid accusations the vessel was transporting crude to Syria in violation of EU sanctions.

"The Adrian Darya oil tanker finally docked on the Mediterranean coast ... and unloaded its cargo," Iran's state news agency IRNA quoted Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi as saying on Sunday. He didn't elaborate on the country involved. 

The tanker Adrian Darya 1, previously known as Grace 1, went dark last week and was later photographed by a satellite near the Syrian port of Tartus.

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