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Iran wants frozen funds released following seizure of South Korean tanker

Iran says South Korea should avoid politicizing the case concerning the seizure of a South Korean tanker and demands that frozen Iranian oil funds be released, writes Reuters.

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Iran's Revolutionary Guard, which seized a South Korean tanker vessel last week, now asks South Korea to avoid politicizing the case, writes Reuters.

The reason for the seizure is allegedly based on an Iranian court order for "environmental pollution," and the Iranian state therefore encourages South Korea to let the judicial process play out in peace, writes Reuters.

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