Iran’s $7bn battle: Tanker seizure ‘slap in the face’ to South Korea

Irish Times | Jan 10, 2021 at 6:28 PM
  • Iran’s capture of a South Korean-flagged tanker at sea last week has been described by the United States as extortion.
  • It decided to boost uranium enrichment to 20 per cent, a further breach of levels agreed in a 2015 nuclear agreement abandoned by the US and a move that could complicate talks between Biden and Tehran.