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Iran warns US against re-impounding tanker freed by Gibraltar as it sails to Greece

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US attempts to re-seize an Iranian oil tanker that was released by Gibraltar last week may end badly, Tehran has warned. The vessel is now heading towards Greece, according to maritime tracking data.
The ship, which was detained last month by Gibraltar authorities, left the British territory late on Sunday despite an order issued by a US federal court in Washington on Friday, which warranted its renewed seizure. Gibraltar said it was operating under EU laws and thus was not bound to enforce orders from a US court.
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Iran warns U.S. against seizing released Iranian oil tanker

Iran warns U.S. against seizing released Iranian oil tanker

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DUBAI - Iran has warned the United States against any new attempt to seize an Iranian oil tanker in open seas after it left Gibraltar, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said on state television on Monday.
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An Iranian Tanker Sought by the U.S. Is Heading to an Unknown Destination

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GIBRALTAR - An Iranian supertanker hauling $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects to be tied to a sanctioned organization lifted its anchor and begun moving away from Gibraltar late on Sunday.
The trail left by GPS data on Marinetraffic.com, a vessel tracking service, showed the Iran-flagged Adrian Darya 1, previously known as Grace 1, moving shortly before midnight. The tanker slowly went south before steering eastwards toward a narrow stretch of international waters separating Morocco and the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula.
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