Iran: UK will soon be ‘slapped in the face’ for seizing oil tanker

Britain is reportedly sending a second warship to the Gulf after an Iranian cleric warned Britain would be “slapped in the face” for seizing its oil supertanker.

A cleric is said to have warned Iran’s establishment would soon hit back at the UK as tensions mount over Royal Marines’ capture of the ship, suspected of breaching EU sanctions by ferrying oil to Syria.

Oil prices hovered near six-week highs as three Iranian vessels tried to  United Kingdom or read the original


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