IRI Jamaran, the lead ship of Iran's domestically-produced Moudge-class frigates, constructed in 2010

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has rejected claims that the military had attempted to stop a British oil tanker in the Gulf, Fars news agency reported Thursday.

The UK government has, in the meantime, urged Tehran to de-escalate the crisis between the two countries.

​A US Department of Defense official claimed that five Iranian military vessels tried to seize the British tanker, while London mentions only three ships.

Commenting on the incident, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani mocked the UK, saying that British ships wouldn’t need to be escorted by the Royal Navy if Britain hadn’t endangered the safety of navigation by seizing the Iranian tanker.

The news comes after the government of British overseas territory Gibraltar detained an Iranian tanker purportedly carrying oil to Syria and claimed that Tehran had violated international sanctions.

 

Source: Sputnik, Fars

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This is part of the UK poodles desperate psy-ops and total rubbish to put pressure on Iran. Will not work!

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Fake news from MSM

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I’m waiting to read in the next article how according to Israel the Iranian ships were 10 and they all were scared and run away…

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