U.K. accuses Iranian boats of trying to intercept British oil tanker
Thursday, 11 July 2019 () The U.K. is accusing Iranian boats of trying to intercept a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. Iran has denied the allegation. This comes as tensions remain high between the U.S. and Iran. CBS News national security correspondent David Martin joined CBSN with the latest.
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.
Jeremy Hunt has said he is "extremely concerned" by the "unacceptable" seizure of oil tankers by Iranian authorities in the Persian Gulf, as it emerged one of the ships had been released. The Foreign..
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President Donald Trump said on Friday that the U.S. will be 'speaking with the UK' after Iran's Revolutionary Guards said it had seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf. Rough Cut (no reporter..
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... WorldNews Also reported by •USATODAY.com •France 24