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BREAKING: Captain of Detained Iranian Tanker Arrested: Gibraltar Police

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Thu, 11 Jul 2019 15:37 GMT

Gibraltar police said Thursday July 11th they have arrested the captain and chief officer of the detained Iranian supertanker, Grace 1, accusing them of violating EU sanctions on Syria. They also seized documents and electronic devices from the vessel, Reuters reported.

Last week, British Royal Marines seized the tanker on suspicion that it was violating EU sanctions by taking oil to Syria, Reuters reported.

"The investigation is still ongoing and the Grace 1 continues detained," police said in a statement on Thursday.

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