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7401

Iranian FM Javad Zarif: We Are Responsible for Security in the Persian Gulf; Seizing the British Oil Tanker Was Merely an Enforcement of Regulations; We Chose Not to Ignore Britain's Piracy; Our Courts Must Examine the Issue

August 05, 2019

Iranian FM Javad Zarif: We Are Responsible for Security in the Persian Gulf; Seizing the British Oil Tanker Was Merely an Enforcement of Regulations; We Chose Not to Ignore Britain's Piracy; Our Courts Must Examine the Issue

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01:01
Source:
IRINN TV (Iran)
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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in an August 5, 2019 address that aired on IRINN TV (Iran) that Iran has always been responsible for maintaining security in the Persian Gulf and in the Strait of Hormuz. He explained that Iran sometimes turns a blind eye to certain violations and crimes, and that the July 2019 seizure of the British oil tanker, Stena Imperio, was merely a case of Iran choosing to enforce regulations rather than to ignore the United Kingdom's piracy. He said tha...

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