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UK steps up pressure on Iran to release seized oil tanker


  • The UK has demanded the immediate release of the Stena Impero and on Saturday summoned Iran’s charge d’affaires, Mohsen Omidzamani, in London
  • Tensions between Iran and the West have been rising since Trump pulled out of the 2015 multi-nation agreement with Iran to limit its nuclear program

The UK government is stepping up pressure on Iran to release a British oil tanker seized in the Strait of Hormuz, an incident that sent tension soaring in one of the world’s critical energy chokepoints.

The UK has demanded the immediate release of the Stena Impero and on Saturday summoned ...


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