Iran releases video showing capture of British oil tanker

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has released footage showing a British oil tanker being seized in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday.
The Stena Impero tanker “was confiscated by the Revolutionary Guards at the request of Hormozgan Ports and Maritime Organisation when passing through the Strait of Hormuz, for failing to respect international maritime rules.”
The episode prompted condemnation from the United Kingdom and its European allies as they continue to call for a de-escalation of tensions in the critical waterway.
Al Jazeera’s Neave Barker reports from London.

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