Iranian oil tanker crew being interviewed as witnesses in Gibraltar

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The crew on a giant Iranian oil tanker detained in Gibralta r are being interviewed as witnesses, not criminal suspects, in an effort to establish the nature of the cargo and its ultimate destination, a spokesman for the British territory said.

British Royal Marines abseiled onto the Grace 1 tanker on Thursday and seized it for trying to take oil to Syria in violation of European Union sanctions. They landed a helicopter on the moving vessel in pitch darkness.

Revolutionary Guards warned: “If Britain does not release the Iranian oil...


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Iranian oil tanker crew being interviewed as witnesses in Gibraltar


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