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Created by John Eipper on 12/06/15 12:10 PM

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Who Buys ISIS Oil? (Massoud Malek, USA, 12/06/15 12:10 pm)

Bilal Erdogan is the son of the current President of Turkey and a co-owner of BMZ Ltd (Bilal's maritime company). In November 2015, it was reported that BMZ has contracts with European companies to transport stolen Iraqi oil to several Asian countries. According to these reports, the Turkish government buys the Iraqi oil produced from oil wells seized by ISIS forces and, using docks in Beirut and Ceyhan, this oil is smuggled in oil tankers bound for Japan.

http://sputniknews.com/politics/20151126/1030828644/turkey-russia-isil-russian-bomber-provocation.html#ixzz3sculW2CQ

Earlier last week, the Russian Defense Ministry released maps and satellite imagery to prove that Turkey is the main consumer of oil smuggled out of Syria and Iraq by IS. The ministry also claimed that the Turkish president and his family are involved in the criminal dealings.

After Erdogan categorically denied any involvement in oil trade with Daesh and called President Rohani to complain about Iranian media accusing his son and daughter of being involved with Daesh leaders and publishing a picture of Bilal with an ISIS leader in a restaurant, on Friday, a senior Iranian official said: "Iranian advisers in Syria have taken photos and videos of all the routes used by Daesh oil trucks to move to Turkey; and these documents can be presented and published." He also said: "If the government of Turkey is not informed of Daesh oil trade in the country, we are ready to put the information at its disposal."

http://www.bbc.com/persian/iran/2015/12/151204_l26_iran_turkey_erdogan_isis_oil

http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2015/12/05/440365/Iran-Mohsen-Rezaei-Turkey-oil-trade

On 3 December, in a televised address in Ankara, the Turkish president said that he has proof that Russia is involved in the illegal oil trade with ISIS in Syria as he attacked Russia's claims that Ankara buys oil from ISIS. He also said: "We have the proof in our hands. We will reveal it to the world."

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/vladimir-putin/12030685/Vladimir-Putin-Terrorists-use-money-made-in-Turkey-to-launch-attacks-against-West-and-Africa.html

JE comments:  A three-way war of words involving Iran, Turkey, and Russia.  So far, Russia has not accused Iran of buying Daesh oil.  Note which of the three nations is coming across as the most responsible international "citizen."


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