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US Calls on Iran to Release Seized Ship and Crew "Immediately"

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Thu, 18 Jul 2019 17:16 GMT

The US called o Iran Thursday July 18th to immediately release the vessel it seized in the Gulf and its crew, Reuters .

"The United States strongly condemns the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy’s continued harassment of vessels and interference with safe passage in and around the Strait of Hormuz," the US State Department spokesperson said in an email to news agencies after Iran said it had seized a foreign tanker in the Gulf. 

"Iran must cease this illicit activity and release the reportedly seized crew and vessel immediately," the spokesperson added.

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