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US warrant issued for seizure of Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar


A US 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 US government, US Attorney for the District of Columbia Jessie Liu said in a news release.