United Kingdom Raises Threat To British Ships In Iranian Waters
Thursday, 11 July 2019 () The United Kingdom raised the threat to British shipping vessels in Iranian waters to the highest level on Thursday after Iranian boats tried to impede a British oil tanker in the region the day before, according to BBC News. The British Ministry of Defense said the Iranian ship was driven off by a Royal Navy ship after Iran threatened to retaliate for the seizure of one of its own tankers, but Tehran denied any attempted seizure occurred on Wednesday. The Department for Transport said it regularly provided security advice to British ships in high-risk areas."HMS Montrose was forced to position herself between the Iranian vessels and British Heritage and issue verbal warnings to the Iranian...
PORT OF GIBRALTAR — British Royal Marines seized a Iranian tanker on its way to Syria through Gibraltar on Thursday for violating EU sanctions, Reuters reports.
Gibraltar authorities said they had reason to believe the Grace 1 tanker was carrying crude oil to the Baniyas refinery in...
Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a BP-operated oil tanker through the Strait of Hormuz, but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, the British government said. The stand off..
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The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Theresa May, is discussing on Wednesday the issue with the Iranian oil tanker seized last week by Royal Marines and... OilPrice.com Also reported by •Seattle Times •France 24
On Wednesday the commercial vessel British Heritage was passing through the Strait of Hormuz when three Iranian boats attempted to impede the British oil tanker,... Eurasia Review Also reported by •France 24 •Reuters •Reuters India •CBS News