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Iran demands Britain release oil tanker held in Gibraltar

Jul 05, 2019 - 4:21 PM

(UPDATED) A senior foreign ministry official describes the UK move as 'unacceptable' in a meeting with the British ambassador, who has been summoned to hear a formal protest

A British Royal Navy ship (L) patrols near supertanker Grace 1 suspected of carrying crude oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions after it was detained off the coast of Gibraltar on July 4, 2019. Authorities did not say where the oil came from but specialised shipping trade publication Lloyd's List said the Panamanian-flagged tanker was thought to be transporting crude from Iran. JORGE GUERRERO / AFP

U.S. hails as 'excellent news' detention of tanker loaded with Iranian crude

Jul 05, 2019 - 7:27 AM

White House National Security Advisor John Bolton tweets: 'Excellent news: UK has detained the supertanker Grace 1 laden with Iranian oil bound for Syria in violation of EU sanctions'

A British Royal Navy ship (back R) patrols near supertanker Grace 1 suspected of carrying crude oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions after it was detained off the coast of Gibraltar on July 4, 2019. Authorities did not say where the oil came from but specialised shipping trade publication Lloyd's List said the Panamanian-flagged tanker was thought to be transporting crude from Iran. JORGE GUERRERO / AFP

EU may scrap new Russia sanctions if peace plan holds

Sep 11, 2014 - 11:54 PM

The EU could propose to amend suspend or repeal the set of sanctions in force in all or in part depending on the results of a comprehensive review of the ceasefire at the end of September

Russia has drawn up new anti-Western sanctions: Putin aide

Sep 11, 2014 - 10:07 PM

Moscow draws up new anti Western sanctions targeting imports of consumer goods and second hand cars

Norway joins EU sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

Aug 15, 2014 - 11:17 PM

The situation in eastern Ukraine is getting worse every day It is vital that the international community stands united in its response to Russia s actions Foreign Minister Boerge Brende said in a statement

Norway

Russia will mirror EU sanctions over Ukraine – lawmaker

Mar 13, 2014 - 12:06 AM

Russia will hit back after a suggestion that the EU should restrict the movement of ruling politicians in protest at the de facto annexation of Crimea