Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has released a video showing them issuing a warning to a British warship during the IRGC’s seizure of the UK-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero earlier this month.

“This is the IRGC Navy patrol boat, don’t put your life to danger. The tanker […] is under my control. You are ordered to not interfere in my operation”, an Iranian operator is heard in the video published by the Iranian news agency Tasnim on its Twitter page.

A voice with a British accent is heard replying that “this is British warship F236” and that the warship is “in the vicinity of an internationally recognised strait with a merchant vessel […] conducting transit passage”.

The video follows the IRGC detaining the Stena Impero on 19 July over alleged violations of maritime laws after the vessel reportedly ignored warnings, switched off its positioning device, and collided with an Iranian fishing boat.

Despite Tehran’s warnings that it may detain a British vessel over a conflict with London regarding previous seizure of the Iranian supertanker Grace 1, Iran’s officials insisted that the Stena Impero’s detention  was not a “retaliation”.

The British Defence Ministry, in turn, said that a British Royal Navy vessel has been assigned to accompany all vessels under the country’s flag sailing through the Strait of Hormuz following the detention of the Stena Impero.

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Sources: Sputnik, Tasnim

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Daeshbags-Sux
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Royal Navy should become a little more trigger happy with pirates.

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The only well known pirates and the history proves it are British… now go back to your cave filthy and disgusting piece of shít jew.

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What is funny, is that you obviously didn’t red about the laws of the sea (UNCLOS)… The point is that UK didn’t made an act of piracy by blocking the cargo of the Panamean tanker transporting Iranian oil… IRGC did an act of piracy by seizing an UK tanker… Now, under international law, all IRGC members are pirates. UNCLOS requires all nations to act against them. Uhuh, Ali Khamenei just declared on his Twitter account that the Shiit(e)s are wiser than others… What a sücker ?????? Brits just hurt IRGC more than US listing them as a FTO, and you… Read more »

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Shoah V2.0

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All roads lead to Nuremberg… You parents should have taught you the Golden Rule… What you wish to others, you wish to yourself.
Be careful what you wish for, it may happen.
Usually, idiots full of hatred like you ALWAYS end with getting a long overdue massive spanking by all those they hate.
Your time is gonna come…