EU 'acting on' report of Russia taking jet fuel to Syria against ban - source | Reuters

BRUSSELS The European Union is 'aware and acting on' a report that Russian tankers had carried jet fuel to Syria through the bloc's waters despite it being banned, a source said on Wednesday. The EU banned any supply of jet fuel to Syria from its territory two years ago but an intelligence source with a government in the bloc told Reuters at least two Russian-flagged ships made deliveries via Cyprus. A separate shipping source familiar with the movements of the Russian-flagged vessels said the ships visited Cypriot and Greek ports before delivering fuel to Syria

Reuters November 23, 2016 22:46:38 IST
EU 'acting on' report of Russia taking jet fuel to Syria against ban - source
| Reuters

EU acting on report of Russia taking jet fuel to Syria against ban  source
 Reuters

BRUSSELS The European Union is "aware and acting on" a report that Russian tankers had carried jet fuel to Syria through the bloc's waters despite it being banned, a source said on Wednesday. The EU banned any supply of jet fuel to Syria from its territory two years ago but an intelligence source with a government in the bloc told Reuters at least two Russian-flagged ships made deliveries via Cyprus.

A separate shipping source familiar with the movements of the Russian-flagged vessels said the ships visited Cypriot and Greek ports before delivering fuel to Syria.

(Reporting by Gabriela Baczynska)

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