A speedboat from Iran's Revolutionary Guard moves around a British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero, which was seized in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday. Photo: Mehr News Agency via AP

Britain announces Europe-led mission to protect vital Gulf shipping after Iran’s ‘act of state piracy’

  • Plan comes in wake of Iran’s seizure of British-flagged tanker in Strait of Hormuz
  • British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says mission is was not part of US policy of putting ‘maximum pressure’ on Middle Eastern nation
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A speedboat from Iran's Revolutionary Guard moves around a British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero, which was seized in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday. Photo: Mehr News Agency via AP
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