Nuclear submarine could be sent to support Navy in the Gulf after Iran oil tanker seizures

A NUCLEAR-POWERED submarine and Royal Marine Commandoes could be sent to support Navy defences in the Gulf after Iranian forces seized two British oil tankers, according to reports.

Foreign Secretary and Conservative Party leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt warned Iran it was choosing a “dangerous path” with its “totally unacceptable” moves in the Gulf. Hunt is expected to use a Commons statement to announce diplomatic and economic measures the UK may reimpose on the regime. The Government’s Cobra security committee discussed Iran’s hijacks in an emergency meeting and could push for EU and UN sanctions on the country after they...
source: Daily Star

2019-07-22 04:20
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