Iranian foreign minister has urged the United Kingdom to not being used as an associate of United States economic terrorism.
The British government has warned Iran that it will not ignore the matter of UK- flagged tanker detention and will make efforts to adopt diplomatic route to ease the escalating chaos. Philip Hammond revealed that they are working with the United States and European partners for possible action against Iran.
He further said that we want to reduce the political strains that mounted the tensions in the Gulf Region. An official, meanwhile, called the seizure of Stena Impero a major disappointment for the United Kingdom. Iran said that UK-Iran row’s solution lies in foresight. Iranian foreign minister, Mr. Javad Zarif said that the United States is using the UK as its confederate in economic terrorism.
A video footage of the tanker seizure displayed how Iranian forces ordered to check the ship, Stena Impero, over security concerns. It detained the ship when HMS Montrose went far away over charges of not violating the international rules.
Hamid Baeidinejad, Tehran’s ambassador also describe the situation dangerous and sensitive for the Gulf region. Jeremy Hunt, foreign secretary of the UK has further stressed Tehran to release their tanker and crew.
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