An IranAir Airbus A321 with the description ”The Airline of the Islamic Republic of Iran. (Reuters)

August 8, 2019

Iran announced on Wednesday that Turkish airports were refusing to supply fuel to Iranian airplanes.

CEO of IranAir, Touraj Zanganeh revealed that Tehran was holding talks with Ankara over why some Turkish airports are refusing to fuel the carrier’s planes, reported the Tasnim news agency.

Iranian media speculated that Turkey was complying with US sanctions against Tehran.

Two weeks ago, the US Treasury had warned that it would impose sanctions against carriers that cooperate with Iranian airliners.

Asharq Al-Awsat

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