Skip to comments.Iran has seized a second tanker, US official says
Posted on 07/19/2019 12:31:30 PM PDT by mplc51
Iran has seized a second tanker, US official says From CNN's Barbara Starr Iran has also seized a second tanker, the Liberian-flagged MV Mesdar, according to a US official. Two more US officials tell CNN that, according to maritime intelligence reports, the indication is the Mesdar has been seized. Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps announced earlier that its navy has captured a British-flagged tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz. The order of seizure of the two ships isnt clear at this time.
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Looks like time to bring back convoys.
time to put big smoking holes in the ground where their military bases used to be
Are they closing the strait or just playing tit for tat with the British for Gibraltar?
Why should I care what two Muslim countries do to each other.
Seems like they want to get their 72 virgins.
brits are cowards. They are blaming Trump and our withdraw from the iran deal.
It may be staged as in Iran paying third parties to be ‘innocent victims’.
Shadows on the wall.
GB must have known the Iran would do this after they seized an Iranian tanker 2 weeks ago yet they let their ships go through unescorted.
Somebody needs a black eye.
Roger that .. green light to the Brits.
Liberia is 85.6% Christian.
Compare that to these United States, 73.0% Christian
Iran should offer to return it when the UK releases Tommy Robinson and then scold the British for their filthy human rights record.
Whatever they can get away with.
Iran enforcing Green New Deal in Straits of Hormuz.
“Why should I care what two Muslim countries do to each other.”
Collateral damage - what they do resonates far beyond the Strait of Hormuz, and if it begins to affect European consumers, maybe they won’t be so accommodating of the crazy ayatollahs in Iran.
I wonder if John fin Kerry is advising them to do this. Seriously. Along with M Halfbright.
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