Seizure of British-flagged tanker "clear violation of international law" -UK Chamber of Shipping

Seizure of British-flagged tanker "clear violation of international law" -UK Chamber of ShippingThe seizure of a British flagged tanker by Iran is in “clear violation of international law” because it was in Omani waters, the head of the UK Chamber of Shipping said on Sunday. On Saturday British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said the Stena Impero was seized in Omani waters in clear contravention of international law and then forced to sail into Iran. Iran says the tanker was captured after it collided with a fishing boat.



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