Huge problems especially power (energy) related.
This is about Iran shipping refined petrol and diesel not crude to Lebanon and Hezbollah telling Israel that these tankers are regarded as Lebanese soil so any attack on them will come under the current terms of engagement.
Unlike Iranian tankers heading for Syria these are likely to have no military protection in the Med. Hence the threat. Also, were they to be hit then the polution problem would be far less than hitting a crude tanker, say off Israel's coast.
This is confirmation, as opposed to a political claim, that the first is on its way.
We have now informed clients of the first vessel confirmed to be carrying Iranian refined petroleum product to Lebanon.
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