LONDON: Britain has started sending a warship to accompany all British-flagged vessels through the Strait of Hormuz, a change in policy announced on Thursday Jul 25 after the government previously said it did not have resources to do so. Tensions have spiked between Iran and Britain since last Friday when Iranian commandos seized a British-flagged tanker in the world's most important waterway for oil shipments. That came two weeks after British forces captured an Iranian oil tanker near Gibraltar, accused of violating sanctions on Syria.
London- A British warship will accompany British-flagged vessels through the Strait of Hormuz to defend freedom of navigation, a change in policy after the government previously said it did not have the military resources to do so. Its move came after British forces captured an Iranian oil tanker near Gibraltar which Britain said was heading for Syria in defiance of EU sanctions. The British government has previously advised British-flagged vessels to avoid the Strait of Hormuz where possible and to notify the navy if they must cross it.
UK will deploy warships to accompany all British-flagged ships in the Gulf strait after Iran seized its vessel. The United Kingdom 's warships will escort all British-flagged vessels through the Strait of Hormuza change in policy announced amid rising tensions in the Gulf. HMS Montrose, a British frigate, has been tasked to sail alongside the ships in the strait for protection.
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British-flagged ships will be escorted by the Royal Navy through the Strait of Hormuz, the Ministry of Defence has announced. The government is also advising vessels not to sail through the area, as tensions between the UK and Iran remain fraught. Last week, Iran seized a British-flagged tanker sailing through the Gulf as a retaliation for Britain and Gibraltar seizing an Iranian vessel which was en route to deliver oil to Syria.
We have a tour operator who is insisting that we pay for an escort to be with us at all times. We will also have local guides at our destination. We are independent and are used to travelling.