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UK to facilitate release of Iranian tanker if it gets Syria guarantees-Hunt

Reuters | London | Updated: 13-07-2019 21:26 IST | Created: 13-07-2019 21:21 IST
UK to facilitate release of Iranian tanker if it gets Syria guarantees-Hunt
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Britain's foreign minister said he had told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that Britain would facilitate the release of the detained Grace 1 oil tanker if there were guarantees it would not go to Syria.

Jeremy Hunt said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif had told him that Iran wanted to resolve the issue and was not seeking to escalate tensions.

Also Read: Iranian foreign minister heading to New York for U.N. conference -IRNA



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