An Iranian-flagged oil tanker pursued by the U.S. amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington modified its listed vacation spot to a port in Turkey early Saturday after Greece mentioned it wouldn’t threat its relations with the US
by aiding it.
In the meantime, Iran sanctioned a outstanding Washington assume tank that led criticism of Tehran’s 2015 nuclear take care of world powers over its alleged “financial terrorism,” one thing the group described as a “badge of honor.”
The crew of the oil tanker Adrian Darya 1, previously often called the Grace 1, up to date its listed vacation spot in its Automated Identification System to Mersin, Turkey, a port metropolis within the nation’s south and residential to an oil terminal.
Nevertheless, mariners can enter any vacation spot into the system,
so Turkey might not be its true vacation spot. Mersin is a few 125 miles northwest of a refinery in Baniyas, Syria, the place authorities alleged the Adrian Darya had been heading earlier than it was
seized off Gibraltar in early July.
Iranian state media didn’t acknowledge the brand new reported vacation spot of…