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Rouhani says Britain to face consequences for seizing Iranian tanker

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Irans President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday Britain would face “consequences” over the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker, and said Irans increase in uranium enrichment was for peaceful aims, the semi-official news agency Tasnim reported.

Iran has demanded the immediate release of the tanker Grace 1, which British Royal Marines boarded off the coast of Gibraltar last week and seized over accusations it was breaking sanctions by taking oil to Syria.

“You (Britain) are the initiator of insecurity and you will realize the consequences later,” Rouhani was quoted by Tasnim as saying after a cabinet meeting.

Rouhani also said Irans decision to increase uraniumRead More – Source

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