A British Royal Navy ship patrols near supertanker Grace 1 suspected of carrying crude oil to Syria. Photo: AFP

Iran accuses Britain of doing America’s bidding, demands release oil tanker held in Gibraltar

  • Iran foreign ministry said the move was unacceptable during a meeting with British ambassador who was summoned to hear a formal protest after the vessel was detained
  • Gibraltar authorities said the tanker was carrying crude to Syria in violation of EU sanctions
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A British Royal Navy ship patrols near supertanker Grace 1 suspected of carrying crude oil to Syria. Photo: AFP
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