Warship escorts British vessels through Strait of Hormuz

The UK navy has been tasked with accompanying British-flagged vessels through the Strait of Hormuz, says government spokesperson. This precaution is a result of last week's seizure of a British-flagged tanker vessel. Updated.

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The UK has deployed a warship to accompany all British-flagged vessels sailing through the Strait of Hormuz, a government spokesperson says Thursday, according to news agency Reuters.

This happens after Iran seized a UK-flagged vessel Friday last week.

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