The Tanker Stena Impero Photo: Reuters
Consulting company Global Dryad, specializing in risk assessment of Maritime transport and monitoring of the location of ships at sea, announced the entry of the talks, the Iranian and British military tanker. Audio published in Twitter-account of the organization.
On record it is audible, as representatives of the Iranian Islamic revolutionary guard Corps (IRGC) offer tanker to turn around and promise to ensure his safety. While the British frigate HMS Montrose, was brought forward to protect the tanker asked not to change course. The British military noted that the tanker carries out the transition to transit international waters, and nobody can interfere with it.
Earlier it was reported that British intelligence MI-6 and GCHQ in the UK (GCHQ) check the involvement of Russia to detention in the Strait of Hormuz British tanker. London suspect that with the “Russian espionage technology” and about the GPS coordinates Iranian intelligence could send a tanker in the Strait of Hormuz.
Iran announced the capture of the British tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz on the evening of 19 July. On Board there are 23 persons, including three citizens of Russia. According to media reports, the military stopped the ship for violation of several rules. So, the ship was off the transponder passed through the Strait in the area used as an exit, not an entrance, and ignored the warning.
Video, photo All from Russia.