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UK will not escort all its ships near Iran, does not want to escalate tensions -source

Britain does not intend to escort every British-flagged merchant vessel through the Strait of Hormuz, a security source said on Thursday, after a Royal Navy warship had to stop three Iranian vessels from blocking the passage of a BP-operated tanker. [Source]

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Origin: reuters.com

Category: topNews

Topics: does, escort, intend, britain, every

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