Iran helps Syria ship oil to China
- uploaded: Mar 30, 2012
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By Jessica Donati
LONDON | Fri Mar 30, 2012 8:17am EDT
(Reuters) - Iran is helping its ally Syria defy Western sanctions by providing a vessel to ship Syrian oil to a state-run company in China, potentially giving the government of President Bashar al-Assad a financial boost worth an estimated $80 million.