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During the attack on the tankers in the Gulf of Oman is the Iranian Islamic revolutionary guard Corps. This statement was made by the Ministry of foreign Affairs of great Britain, said on the Agency’s website.
According to London, “almost certain” that this branch of the Iranian military responsible for the attack. “No other state-supported or not, can not bear for it responsibility”, — said in a statement.
The Minister Jeremy hunt condemned the actions of Iran. According to him, attacks on tankers testify to the destabilizing behavior of Tehran, which poses a serious threat. In addition, the incident violated international standards of civil navigation, said the head of the British foreign office.
The morning of June 13 in the Iranian waters of the Gulf of Oman was attacked two oil tankers. U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo accused the Iranian authorities of involvement in the attack on the civilian tankers. According to him, this is indicated by “intelligence and used weapons.”
Tehran has denied involvement in the incident, accusing Washington of trying to sabotage the negotiations with Japan and disguise economic terrorism against Iran. The Russian foreign Ministry called the accusations “aggravating the situation” and “iranophobia line USA”.
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