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US aware of reports Iran seized a British oil tanker - White House

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The United States is aware of reports that Iran seized a British oil tanker and it will work with its allies and partners to defend against Iran, a White House National Security Council spokesman said on Friday.

“We are aware of reports that Iranian forces seized a British oil tanker,” spokesman Garrett Marquis said.

“The US will continue to work with our allies and partners to defend our security and interests against Iran’s malign behavior,” he added.