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Ayatollah Khamenei Reiterated Ban on Talks With US

On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the seizure of the United States Embassy in Tehran, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei reiterated Sunday a ban on any negotiation with the U.S.

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“Tanker crisis” continues to overshadow Tehran-London relations

Despite various direct and indirect diplomatic messaging, the recent “tanker crisis” continues to overshadow Iran-UK relations. While a new interview has shed more light on the seizure of an Iranian tanker in the strait of Gibraltar, Iranian ambassador to London rejects the idea of tanker-for-tanker exchanges.

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Iran elaborates legal reasons behind the seizure of a British tanker

As tensions between Iran and the UK over the seizure of a British oil tanker by the IRGC have been only on the rise over the past several days, the Islamic Republic has sent a letter to the UN, explaining the legal grounds for the recent move.

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Iran reiterates its commitment to the security of the Persian Gulf

After the seizure of a British oil tanker by the IRGC in the Strait of Hormuz for breaching the maritime law, London and Washington accused Iran of trying to destabilize the strait and the Persian Gulf. Iranian officials, however, reiterate the country’s commitment to guaranteeing the security of that geopolitically-important areas.

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With tanker crisis ongoing, Iran warns the UK of the destructive role of hardliners

As tensions between Iran and the UK over the seizure of a British tanker by the IRGC continues to impact their bilateral relations, Iranian officials warn of the American hard-liners’ plan to drag London into a “quagmire” by provoking a confrontation with Iran. Tehran also warns British officials to contain the role of its own domestic hardliners.

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UN Tribunal To Issue Ruling on Ukrainian Ships Seized By Russia

A United Nations tribunal was set to issue a ruling in the dispute over Russia’s detention of two dozen Ukrainian sailors, and the seizure of three Ukrainian ships near Crimea last year.

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