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Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block its oil tanker

Reuters Thursday, 11 July 2019 ()
Three Iranian vessels tried to block a BP-operated tanker passing through the Strait of Hormuz but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, the UK government said on Thursday.
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The UK moved to maritime security level 3 after its government said the ship, the BP oil tanker British Heritage, was approached by 3 Iranian vessels.

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