The Mercer Street, seen in Cape Town, South Africa in 2015. Photo: Handout via Reuters The Mercer Street, seen in Cape Town, South Africa in 2015. Photo: Handout via Reuters
The Mercer Street, seen in Cape Town, South Africa in 2015. Photo: Handout via Reuters
Britain

Tensions between UK and Iran escalate after oil tanker attack that killed two in Arabian Sea

  • Britain summoned Iran’s ambassador in response to Thursday’s drone strike on the MV Mercer Street, which killed a British national and a Romanian
  • Iran’s foreign ministry denies involvement in the attack and said it would respond ‘promptly and strongly to any possible adventure’

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The Mercer Street, seen in Cape Town, South Africa in 2015. Photo: Handout via Reuters The Mercer Street, seen in Cape Town, South Africa in 2015. Photo: Handout via Reuters
The Mercer Street, seen in Cape Town, South Africa in 2015. Photo: Handout via Reuters
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