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Iran tanker seizure: UK set to announce new sanctions
Theresa May will chair a meeting of the government’s emergency committee Cobra at 10:30am this morning after a British-flagged tanker was seized by Iran in the Gulf. As the stand-off intensifies, foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt will address the House of Commons at 3:30pm where he is expected to announce sanctions directed against members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and that the UK is prepared to join an …read more
Source: New Statesman