Daily Archives: May 25, 2020

2020-05-25: News Headlines

Stephen Lendman (2020-05-25). First of Five Iranian Tankers Docks in Venezuela Without Incident. globalresearch.ca First some facts about international maritime law. | No nation may interfere in the right of other states to engage in international trade. | No nation may enact legislation, regulations, or take other actions that contravene international agreements, treaties, or a body …

Ricardo Vaz (2020-05-25). US Blocks UNSC Draft Resolution Denouncing Paramilitary Incursion into Venezuela. globalresearch.ca The United States rejected a Russia-proposed UN Security Council (UNSC) draft condemning a recent coup attempt in Venezuela. | During a virtual session of the UNSC on Wednesday, Russian Permanent Representative to the United Nations Dmitry Polyanskiy presented a

Paul Dobson (2020-05-25). Venezuelan Government Seizes AT&T Assets, Looks to Re-establish DirecTV Cable Service. venezuelanalysis.com The Texas-based multinational abandoned the country last week citing legal pressure caused by US sanctions.

Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (2020-05-25). VIPS Memo: To the President—Avoid Hostilities Over Iranian Fuel Shipment to Venezuela. globalresearch.ca MEMORANDUM FOR: The President | FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) | SUBJECT: Avoiding Hostilities Over Iranian Fuel Shipment to Venezuela | Mr. President: | Recent U.S. rhetoric and actions against Venezuela — most immediately regarding Iran's shipping of gasoline desperately needed during …

Ricardo Vaz (2020-05-24). Iranian Fuel Tanker Reaches Venezuela, Defying US Threats. venezuelanalysis.com The five Iranian tankers are estimated to carry enough gasoline to supply Venezuela for 50 days.

Common Dreams staff (2020-05-23). Iran Warns US Not to Interfere with Venezuelan Oil Flotilla. commondreams.org www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

Venezuela Analysis (2020-02-06). Embassy Protection Collective: "We Are Not the Ones Who Violated the Law" theantimedia.com In this exclusive interview, VA talks to the activists who defended the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington DC ahead of their trial.

Andrey Areshev (2020-05-23). To Understand Iran's 150-Year Fight, Follow the Trail of Blood and Oil. strategic-culture.org This past Sunday, April 17th, a dispute between Iran and the U.S. occurred over the U.S.' decision to increase its military presence in Caribbean and Eastern Pacific waters, with the purported reason being a counter-narcotics campaign. | Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote to the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres this past Sunday, that the real purpose for this move by the U.S. is to "intervene and create disruption in the transfer of Iran's fuel to Venezuela." In the same letter, Zarif expressed concern over "the United States' intention to consider dangerous, unlawful and provocative measure…

en.mehrnews (2020-05-25). 'Wisdom still alive in parts of US', says envoy after Iran tankers reach Venezuela. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 25 (MNA) — Iranian envoy to Venezuela, Hojjatollah Soltani, in a tweet on Monday said the fact that the US has expressed no aggression against the Iranian tankers carrying fuel to Venezuela proves Americans' reasonability.