The united states department of Justice, an arrest warrant was issued for an Iranian oil tanker at Gibraltar, occupied by the United Kingdom. From rechtbankdocumenten it appears that the United States of america, the ship is seized by them.
The government of Gibraltar and brought to the ship, Grace’s 1, Thursday, of the chain when in the Uk in July to take. The seizure led to a diplomatic dispute between Iran and britain.
The ship, according to the UK’s oil and transporting it to Syria, and in a manner which would be in contravention of EU sanctions. Gibraltar, and gave the ship to free Iran is to ensure that the cargo is of Grace, 1 does not have, in Syria, it would end up.
The united states department of Justice has asked for permission to have the ship seized, but the court treated the request no. Now, the US has approval from a U.s. judge to order the ship 2 million barrels of oil onboard, and more than 1 million dollars (about 900,000 euros) in goods.
The U.S. believes that the ship’s ties to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard corps (IRGC), and considers the IRGC as a terrorist organization. The IRGC would have the parties a lot of money to have it washed clean with the water channels of the Grace of 1.
How can the U.S. arrest warrant was going to run, and it is not yet fully understood.
Gibraltar has let Iran’s two people after a few weeks to go again
Iran took the British ship, seized in
Two weeks after the securing of the Grace, 1, and the IRGC-a British oil tanker to be seized in the Strait of Hormuz. In the Uk, the government refers to this as an inappropriate result. According to them, was to enter the oil tanker, the Stena Impero, to international waters.
At the time, that is, the Grace to be 1 of the a chain was removed, it was the situation with the Onboard Impero is still the same. In the company of the ship, waiting for the next move of the United Kingdom, and Italy.
The tensions in the Persian Gulf, suffered a
The tensions in the Persian Gulf over the past few months and the customer. On the 8th of may 2018 and pulled US back from the nuclear agreement with Iran, and European countries. Because of this, strict economic sanctions against Iran in full force and effect.
Almost a year later, on the 5th of may, said the U.s. national security advisor to John Bolton’s instructions for an “unknown threat” in the region, Iran. The allies of the US and in the neighboring countries of Syria and Iraq, to be present, it would have to be compromised.
A number of oil tankers were attacked in the area around the Strait of Hormuz. According to the military experts and western intelligence services, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard corps is behind these attacks.
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