UK: Iranian vessels tried to block British vessel in Gulf
Thursday, 11 July 2019 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Britain says three Iranian vessels unsuccessfully tried to impede the passage of a British commercial vessel through the Strait of Hormuz. The British government said in a statement Thursday that the Iranian vessels only turned away after receiving “verbal warnings” from a UK navy vessel accompanying the commercial vessel […]
U.S. officials say five boats belonging to Iran's Revolutionary Guards tried to stop a British oil tanker in the Gulf but withdrew after a British warship warned them. The Guards and Iran's foreign minister have rejected that claim. Ryan Brooks reports.