UK foreign office summons Iranian charge d’affaires over tanker seizure

Britain summoned the Iranian Charge d’Affaires in London after the seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. (AP)

Britain summoned the Iranian Charge d’Affaires in London after Friday’s seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the British Foreign Office said on Saturday.

The diplomat was called in as European powers urged Iran to release the Stena Impero it seized in the Strait of Hormuz in what Britain earlier called a “dangerous” move.

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