Iran has exported gasoline to Venezuela under a “commercial deal” and none of the trades was for free, news agency IRNA reported on June 28, citing Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now “We haven’t given charity gasoline to Venezuela. Gasoline exports to this country was under a commercial deal,” Zanganeh said, countering some comments internally that Iran was helping a political ally and OPEC fellow for free. Both Iran and Venezuela are subject to US sanctions. According to the oil ministry’s news service Shana, Zanganeh said June 27 that the gasoline was sold at current prices. “We sold gasoline to Venezuela at current price and part of its money is in the […]