US issues warrant to seize Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 stuck in Gibraltar

//US issues warrant to seize Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 stuck in Gibraltar

US issues warrant to seize Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 stuck in Gibraltar

Newly released court documents show Washington issued a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian tanker that British Royal Marines had seized last month in Gibraltar, citing evidence that it was transporting oil to Syria in violation of US sanctions.The oil tanker Grace 1, the more than two million barrels of oil it carries and US$995,000 are subject to forfeiture based on a complaint by the American government, US lawyer for the District of Columbia Jessie Liu said in a news release on Friday.The…

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