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Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block oil tanker

Reuters Thursday, 11 July 2019 ()
Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block oil tankerThree Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, Britain said on Thursday.
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Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions. That's what Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a telephone call on Saturday. According to Reuters, Zarif also said Britain should quickly release the Grace 1 oil tanker. It was seized last...

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