U.S. targets six oil tankers in new Venezuela-related sanctions: website

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States targeted six oil tankers in fresh Venezuela-related sanctions on Tuesday, according to the Treasury Department website.

It was the latest in a series of sweeping sanctions by Washington, intended to force out socialist President Nicolas Maduro and cut off the country’s access to the U.S. financial system.

Reporting by Doina Chiacu; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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