U.S. warrant issued for seizure of Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar: court document

 U.S. warrant issued for seizure of Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar: court document

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. court has issued a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian tanker seized in Gibraltar along with its cargo of crude oil, a court document showed on Friday.

The oil tanker Grace 1, the oil it carries and $995,000 are subject to forfeiture based on a complaint by the U.S. government, U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia Jessie Liu said in a news release.

(Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Leslie Adler)

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Updated Date: Aug 17, 2019 06:11:04 IST