A Saudi Arabian national shipping company clarified on Monday that one of its oil tankers en route to sanctions-embattled Venezuela is empty after US Senator Marco Rubio accused Riyadh of trying to sell diluents to the Maduro regime.
Senator Rubio,— Anas Alhajji (@anasalhajji) February 10, 2019
The vessel, owned by a publicly - traded company, is empty. Was contracted before the sanctions were imposed on Venezuela to transport Venezuelan oil to India.
While at it, let us focus on the buyers too.