Iranian boats 'harassed' British tanker: U.S.

Iranian boats 'harassed' British tanker: U.S.

U.S. officials say five boats belonging to Iran's Revolutionary Guards tried to stop a British oil tanker in the Gulf but withdrew after a British warship warned them. The Guards and Iran's foreign minister have rejected that claim.
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