Iran Rebuffs European Efforts to Defuse Gulf Tensions29 Luglio 2019
Tehran won’t release a British-flagged tanker in return for its own vessel, warned against a European military deployment in the Gulf
Iran rebuffed European efforts to defuse tensions in the Persian Gulf, calling military escorts to secure shipping a provocation and rejecting U.K. terms for resolving a crisis over seized tankers.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani had hinted last week that a tanker exchange would lower the pressure with the U.K. after Iran seized the Swedish-owned, British-flagged Stena Impero tanker earlier this month in the Persian Gulf. The move was widely viewed as retaliation for the detention of Iranian tanker Grace 1 in the British…continua a leggere cliccando il link sotto riportato