Iran's London Ambassador Confirms Release Of Grace 1 Tanker

Iran's London Ambassador Confirms Release of Grace 1 Tanker

Iran's ambassador to the United Kingdom, Hamid Baeidinejad, confirmed on Thursday the release of Grace 1 tanker carrying Iranian oil and detained more than a month ago in Gibraltar

TEHRAN (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 15th August, 2019) Iran's ambassador to the United Kingdom, Hamid Baeidinejad, confirmed on Thursday the release of Grace 1 tanker carrying Iranian oil and detained more than a month ago in Gibraltar.

"By the decision of the Gibraltar authorities and after the confirmation from the court, an illegally detained tanker with Iranian oil was freed," Baeidinejad wrote in his Twitter blog.

The tanker was seized by UK marines on July 4 on suspicion of shipping oil to Syria in breach of EU sanctions.

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