U.K. Warns Iran of ‘Serious Consequences’ for Seizing Oil Tanker
David D. Kirkpatrick
The British defense secretary called the seizure “a hostile act,” and the government warned ships to avoid the Strait of Hormuz.
New York Times World
“We have advised UK shipping to stay out of the area for an interim period,” the British government said early Saturday morning after an emergency meeting in the cabinet office. “There will be serious consequences if the situation is not resolved.”