Escalating tensions: Iran calls on United Kingdom to release oil tanker

Euronews | Jul 11, 2019 at 6:15 AM
  • Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman called on the United Kingdom to release the country’s oil tanker which the British Royal Marines seized last week.
  • On Wednesday, three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz.
  • Mordaunt thanked the Royal Navy for ensuring the “safe passage” of the vessel British Heritage through the Strait of Hormuz.