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The British oil tanker that Iran confronted with 3 gunboats was a BP ship that worried it was about to be targeted (BP)

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  • Three Iranian gunboats harassed a British oil tanker, and attempted to force it to steer out of international waters into Iranian territory on Wednesday, the UK government said.
  • The tanker belongs to BP. According to Bloomberg, it made the unusual decision to sail home with no cargo on board, part of a plan to avoid Iranian hostility.
  • Iran had threatened to target a British tanker after Royal Marines helped seize an Iranian tanker off the coast of Gibraltar, which officials say was violating sanctions by shipping oil to Syria.
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