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India: US complains about breaking oil sanctions against Russia

DAccording to a local central banker, the US has expressed concerns to India about the violation of economic sanctions against Russia. Accordingly, a Russian tanker in the open sea handed over oil to an Indian ship, which was later processed in India and finally exported to the United States, Reserve Bank of India Deputy Governor Michael Patra said on Saturday in the state. said at the financial conference. Orissa.

“You know there are sanctions against people buying Russian oil. Here’s what we have been informed by the US Treasury Department,” Patra told his government and financial industry audience. “An Indian ship from a Russian tanker in the open sea Found, seized oil on the open sea, called to a port in the state of Gujarat. The oil was processed at this port and converted into distillates used in the manufacture of single-use plastics,” the central banker said. The Indian ship again took over the cargo, leaving the port. and was only informed of its destination New York in the open sea. “That’s how war works,” Patra said. He did not name the ship. The US embassy did not comment on the information.

India is one of the largest oil importers in the world. Since Russia’s attack on Ukraine and Western sanctions against Russia, India has also been one of the major buyers of Russian oil. India, which has traditionally heavily relied on arms imports from Russia, is trying to establish good relations with both the United States and Russia.

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