U.S. warrant issued for seizure of Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar

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WASHINGTON, Aug 16 (Reuters) – A U.S. court has issued a warrant for the seizure of an  Iran ian tanker that British Royal Marines had seized last month in Gibraltar, a court document showed on Friday.

The oil tanker Grace 1, the more than 2 million barrels of oil it carries and $995,000 are subject to forfeiture based on a complaint by the U.S. government, U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia Jessie Liu said in a news release.

The tanker was seized by British Royal Marines at the western mouth of the Mediterranean on July 4 on suspicion of violating European Union sanctions by...


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U.S. warrant issued for seizure of Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar


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