Jan 20, 2018, 6:23 PM
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OPEC extends condolences on demise of 32 crews of Sanchi tanker

Tehran, Jan 20, IRNA – OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo in a message extended his condolences on the sad incident of the sunken Iranian oil tanker 'Sanchi' and demise of its 32 crew members, including 2 Bangladeshi nationals.

According to a report by the Petroleum Ministry on Saturday, Barkindo wrote on this sad occasion; 'I express sympathy with the victims' families and Iranian nation and added that I stand by Iranian people in such painful moments.

On January 6, 2018, Chinese cargo ship carrying wheat collided with Iranian oil tanker 'Sanchi' carrying 130,000 tons of gas condensates.

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