UK looking at sanctions against Iran over 'hostile act'

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  • Published on:  Sunday, July 21, 2019
  • Defence Minister Tobias Ellwood MP says Iran's seizure of a British-flagged ship in the Gulf is a 'hostile act' and that the UK is looking to de-escalate the crisis.

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  • Bill McQ
    Bill McQ  4 months ago

    Uk flagged??

  • Jason Smith
    Jason Smith  4 months ago +1

    Sanctions almost always lead to war.

  • Benedict Dela Cruz
    Benedict Dela Cruz  4 months ago

    the civillized world sees this in totality undoubtedly arranged by criminals !

  • A Alvarez
    A Alvarez  4 months ago

    Why do uninformed, evil people hate the US for trying to help? The only reason we have a navy was to protect from the attacks by Islamic nations who said we had to pay tribute in subjugation to exist. The whole reason for American independence was the right to distance ourselves from the Islamic slave trade too.

  • Mark Bagshot
    Mark Bagshot  4 months ago

    What about our lot impounding an Iranian ship in Gibraltar?
    This ship was just carrying a flag, it wasn't an actual British ship.

  • Mr A
    Mr A  4 months ago

    A lot of clueless armchair politicians and generals here googling away.

  • Minhaj Suhon
    Minhaj Suhon  4 months ago

    Its all part of winding things up and start a war again. What they dont realise British public are seeing through this political war mongers and will not support another war. Just give them their damn vessel and they will return ours.

  • زكريا الكتامي

    And the iranian tanker highjacked in gibraltar ?

  • ragnor1980
    ragnor1980  4 months ago

    Fake News!! The UK are not going to put Sanctions in place against Iran & they are not backing direct US military action They are actively seeking a European backed Diplomatic solution !!!! 😑😑😑

  • derrick1751
    derrick1751  4 months ago

    simply put the UK is broke, dirty and inconsequential. Britain is now a third world country lmao

  • gijoe199
    gijoe199  4 months ago

    Stupid, only UK owned or flagged ship will be in the question. Do not drag other countries into UK provocation in the first place. Besides, UK is not in the EU any more.

  • Paul Robinson
    Paul Robinson  4 months ago

    Return the ship confiscated by Great britain to Iran. That's all it takes to deescalate. Even Spain critisized Britains act. Why would they?
    Ever sinse Trump entered the Oval. He has been Troulbe. Nothiong but Trouble.

  • eino debmiel
    eino debmiel  4 months ago

    UK is a small isolated country who? cares

  • Chuan Hui
    Chuan Hui  4 months ago

    the british navy is the strongest in the world i think they will declare war on iran

  • Fly Onthewall
    Fly Onthewall  4 months ago

    Leave "The West" out of this. It's a US/UK issue. The rest is looking at the east for future cooperation.

  • oriental snake
    oriental snake  4 months ago

    there were no threats in both straits of hormuz and scs until US and UK start looking for one.

  • Gcse Revision
    Gcse Revision  4 months ago

    Just send in the entire British fleet to sort them out

  • Perz- CyrusTheGreat
    Perz- CyrusTheGreat  4 months ago

    Fake News!!

  • Gabe B
    Gabe B  4 months ago

    C#$T...apologies....C%^TS.....AND EFFIN LIARS

  • RedT
    RedT  4 months ago

    Iranian trolls are out in full force.