A seized South Korean-flagged tanker is escorted by Iranian Revolutionary Guard boats on the Persian Gulf. Photo: Tasnim News Agency via AP A seized South Korean-flagged tanker is escorted by Iranian Revolutionary Guard boats on the Persian Gulf. Photo: Tasnim News Agency via AP
A seized South Korean-flagged tanker is escorted by Iranian Revolutionary Guard boats on the Persian Gulf. Photo: Tasnim News Agency via AP
Iran

Iran hits back over seized South Korean tanker, demanding release of US$7 billion in frozen funds

  • Tehran tells Seoul ‘not to politicise’ the seizure of the MT Hankuk Chemi as South Korea’s vice-foreign minister arrives for talks
  • Iran has denied allegations of ‘hostage taking’ over the incident involving the vessel and its 20-member crew

Topic |   Iran
A seized South Korean-flagged tanker is escorted by Iranian Revolutionary Guard boats on the Persian Gulf. Photo: Tasnim News Agency via AP A seized South Korean-flagged tanker is escorted by Iranian Revolutionary Guard boats on the Persian Gulf. Photo: Tasnim News Agency via AP
A seized South Korean-flagged tanker is escorted by Iranian Revolutionary Guard boats on the Persian Gulf. Photo: Tasnim News Agency via AP
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