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6/14, 8:21 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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UK accuses Iran of Gulf of Oman tanker attacks

United Kingdom Government announced on Friday that, based on their own assessment, it was "almost certain" that a branch of the Iranian military attacked two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. In an official press release, the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office added that besides the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps no other actor could plausibly bear responsibility.

UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt (pictured) accused Iran of destabilizing behavior which could pose a "serious danger to the region, a day after he announced independent assessment of the incident.

"We call on Iran urgently to cease all forms of destabilizing activity. The UK remains in close coordination with international partners to find diplomatic solutions to de-escalate tensions," Hunt stated

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