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Iran denies commitments in exchange for tanker release

Reuters Friday, 16 August 2019
Iran has made no commitments to gain the release of its tanker from detention in Gibraltar, an Iranian government spokesman was quoted as saying on Friday, reiterating that Grace 1 was never bound for Syria as alleged by its captors.
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The U.S. has applied to seize the Iranian tanker held in Gibraltar, scuppering hopes that it would be released on Thursday and allow an easing of tensions. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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