Exclusive: Iranian vessel loads with Venezuelan alumina, amid closer ties

PUERTO ORDAZ, Venezuela/NEW YORK (Reuters) – An Iranian-flagged vessel loaded a cargo of alumina in Venezuela this month after delivering supplies for an Iranian supermarket in the South American nation, three sources familiar with the shipment said, in the latest sign of closer ties between the U.S.-sanctioned nations.FILE PHOTO: Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro attends the…

Exclusive: Iranian vessel loads with Venezuelan alumina, amid closer ties

PUERTO ORDAZ, Venezuela/NEW YORK (Reuters) – An Iranian-flagged vessel loaded a cargo of alumina in Venezuela this month after delivering supplies for an Iranian supermarket in the South American nation, three sources familiar with the shipment said, in the latest sign of closer ties between the U.S.-sanctioned nations.FILE PHOTO: Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro attends the…