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U.S. wants Iranian oil tanker Grace 1

Christian Fernsby |
The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has requested from the Gibraltar’s attorney general to detain the Iranian oil tanker that was seized by British Royal Marine Commando’s on 4 July.

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Topics: GRACE    U.S.    TANKER    IRAN   

The Grace 1 super tanker was due to be released, this has now been adjourned until 4pm local time since the US application.

A government spokesman said there will be no legal proceedings against the crew members.

The oil tanker was seized as it was suggested that the Grace 1 was breaching EU sanctions as it was heading to Syria with oil on board.

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