Skip to comments.Stalemate over detention of Indian tanker by Iran persists
Posted on 08/25/2013 6:02:28 PM PDT by SunkenCiv
The deadlock over detention of an Indian oil tanker by Iranian authorities at Bandar Abbas port failed to resolve with virtually no progress on the issue even as it entered the 14th day today.The deadlock over detention of an Indian oil tanker by Iranian authorities at Bandar Abbas port failed to resolve with virtually no progress on the issue even as it entered the 14th day today...
A top official of the Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) also said that "Efforts are on to get the ship released. All 32 men on board it are also there besides the team which was sent to inspect the oil tanker for any pollution.
MT Desh Shanti, an oil tanker belonging to the country's largest ocean liner SCI was detained by Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) on August 12 in Persian Gulf and taken to Bandar Abbas port while carrying crude from Basrah in Iraq.
A team, including a surveyor from Indian Register of Shipping, which is an internationally recognised independent ship classification society, founded in India in 1975 and a senior SCI official was sent by the Director General of Shipping to Bandar Abbas port to inspect the vessel.
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You know how it goes, respect for others, international relations, amicable relations with others not like yourselves, peaceful cooperation ... etc. All those things that the Iranian theocratic Islamic thugocracy just 'love'! More and more I remember, fondly, the rumored threat by President-elect Reagan to Iran; "What is flat, black and glows in the dark?"
President-elect Reagan to Iran; “What is flat, black and glows in the dark?”
The second most inspiring thing Ive read today..... the first was in Church!
Looks like Iran impounded it because it was leaking (y’know, because they’re so concerned about the environment in the Moslem countries, nearly all of which have been defoliated and in some cases turned into deserts); seems like a real shoot-the-foot maneuver since India has been a very big customer of Iran’s oil, paying them in precious metals to circumvent the currency freeze.