UK recalls ambassador to Iran, to answer to the question of oil

In the United Kingdom, and the Iranian ambassador was summoned, and because Iran is the setting of the previously seized oil tanker, Adryan Darya 1 would have been violated. Later on, in the UK, submit the matter to the United Nations (un). The issue surrounding the ship is central to the conflict between Iran and the western countries.

Tensions in an Iranian oil tanker

  • 4th of July: a Tanker in the chain are placed in Gibraltar
  • The suspicion is that the cargo is destined for Syria, that Tehran denies it
  • 15 August: the Ship is released by the Gibraltar
  • September 3: oil Tanker vanishes off the screen
  • September 6: a Tanker can be seen to the Syrian coast
  • September 10: the United Kingdom and calls upon the Iranian ambassador to question, to judge

The tanker, which was under the name of Grace, 1 run, it has 2.1 million barrels of crude oil on board in Iran. The royal navy and enterde the ship in July, at Gibraltar, as the UK did, that the vessel with the oil to Syria, that would carry, and thus, the EU sanctions would be, of course).

Iran accounted for two-several weeks later, an oil tanker under the British flag, seized in the Strait of Hormuz. On the 15th of August, in the As Darya 1 is released by way of Gibraltar, after Iran, in writing, to ensure that the cargo is not in Syria, which would have to be dropped.

The location of the vessel was not known, since 3rd of september, presumably because of a transponder on board, it was turned off. Three days later, the U.s. ruimtevaarttechnologiebedrijf Maxar is a picture of the ship, near the Syrian port city of Tartus.

The British prime minister Dominic Raab of Foreign Affairs, said on Tuesday that Iran is not on its own guarantee the ship would have to be held. Raab believes that the Iranian government on regional security are in jeopardy.

The Iranian oil tanker As Darya 1 has been due to a satellite is established in a very short distance from the Syrian port city of Tartus. (Photo: Maxar)

US tried to barge in and get your hands on

The United States is tried, the As Darya 1 is taken out when it was in Gibraltar at the time was, but to no avail. The united states has with other nations are warned not to assist the ship or the services they provide.

The united states government believes that the ship belongs to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard corps (IRGC). This is a paramilitary branch of the Iranian armed forces by the united states as a terrorist organization, is considered to be.

The american authorities have given the ship is on the black list.


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