Gasoline Shortage in Syria after Iranian Credit Freeze

(Reuters) Since an Iranian credit line was halted six months ago, not one oil tanker has reached Syria, resulting in a worsening fuel crisis, the pro-government al-Watan newspaper reported Wednesday. State news agency SANA showed a photo of hundreds of cars waiting in line at one Damascus petrol station. Oil produced in parts of Syria recovered by government forces stands at 24,000 barrels per day, well short of the 136,000 barrels required.

2019-04-18 00:00:00

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