The United States and the United Kingdom have warned Iran of serious consequences over the seizure of a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz.
Reacting strongly to it, US President Donald Trump said, “If they do, they will pay a price like no one has ever paid a price.”
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said the UK “will respond in a way that is considered but robust”.
The ship and its 23 crew members have reportedly been moved to Iran’s Bandar Abbas port while the authorities investigate possible violations of maritime rules.
Al Jazeera’s Patty Culhane reports from Washington, DC.
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