British foreign minister Dominic Raab said the United Nations Security Council must respond following a deadly tanker attack last week off the coast of Oman, accusing Iran of destabilizing behavior.
“The Council must respond to Iran’s destabilizing actions & lack of respect for international law,” Raab said on Twitter, referencing a letter sent to the UN Security Council on Tuesday signed by Britain and other nations.
The UK has written to @UN Security Council President @ambtstirumurti alongside Romania & Liberia to raise Iran’s attack on MV Mercer Street.— Dominic Raab (@DominicRaab) August 4, 2021
The Council must respond to Iran’s destabilising actions & lack of respect for international law.
Tehran has denied any involvement in Thursday’s attack on the Mercer Street - a Liberian-flagged, Japanese-owned petroleum product tanker managed by Israeli-owned Zodiac Maritime.
Two crew members, a Briton and a Romanian, were killed.