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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Tanker with 270,000 metric tons of crude oil catches fire off Sri Lanka” – below is their description.
A fire broke out on a large oil tanker off the eastern coast of Sri Lanka, leaving one of its 23 crew members missing and another injured. The fire started in a boiler in the engine room, which was carrying 270,000 metric tons of crude oil from the port of Mina Al Ahmadi in Kuwait to the Indian port of Paradip.CGTN YouTube Channel
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Oil reserves were discovered in commercial quantities in 1938. Kuwait is a non-NATO ally of the United States. Kuwait is also a major ally of ASEAN, while maintaining a very strong relationship with China.
Kuwait is a constitutional sovereign state with a semi-democratic political system. Kuwait has a World Bank high-income economy backed by the world’s sixth largest oil reserves. The Kuwaiti dinar is the highest valued currency in the world.