Venezuela President Hugo Chavez has been send shipment of diesel fuel to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad regime. According to reports three shipments recently and a fourth in the works.
State media reports, Venezuela’s energy minister said if Syria needs they will provide it, and that US foreign policy is not a concern of Venezuela.
Chavez and al-Assad have had ongoing relations and has openly criticized USA’s imperialist methods regarding Syria, and earlier this year passed a solidarity agreement with Syria.
There has been speculation that the shipments be being used for other purposes; they are port to port voyages with no outside control or monitoring mechanisms in place.
The Costa Rica News (TCRN
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