TEHRAN — A former leader of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard said Friday that the Islamic Republic should consider seizing a British oil tanker in response to authorities detaining an Iranian oil tanker off the coast of Gibraltar.
The comments by Mohsen Rezaei came amid heightened tensions over Iran’s unraveling 2015 nuclear deal with Western powers, which the U.S. withdrew from last year.
“If England does not release the Iranian oil tanker, the duty … (of Iran) is to respond and seize one English oil tanker,” he said in a tweet.
In recent days, Iran has broken through the limit the nuclear deal put …read more
Source: San Francisco Chronicle