Iran should consider seizing a British oil tanker in retaliation for UK authorities detaining an Iranian ship off the Gibraltar coast, a former leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said Friday.
Mohsen Rezaei, who led the Guard during the 1980s “Tanker War” in the Persian Gulf, warned on Twitter: “If England does not release the Iranian oil tanker, the duty … (of Iran) is to respond and seize one English oil tanker.”
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