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Hunt: Iran seizure of Stena Impero an act of ‘state piracy’

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Hunt: Iran seizure of Stena Impero an act of ‘state piracy’

Hunt: Iran seizure of Stena Impero an act of ‘state piracy’

Jeremy Hunt has described the capture of the UK-flagged tanker, the Stena Impero by Iran as “an act of state piracy”.

In a statement to the House of Commons the Foreign Secretary announced the formation of a European-led maritime security mission focussed on protecting shipping in the Strait of Hormuz.

Report by Blairm.

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