“Release of Iran’s supertanker, disgrace for US”, official
Iran made it to release its oil supertanker without bribing the UK or submit against Washington struggles to continue the tension, a fact which turned Tehran to the winner of the row in Gibraltar tanker issue.
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Mohammad Javad Nobandegani, deputy of Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee in an interview with Taqrib News Agency (TNA) referred to Gibraltar Supreme Court permitting release of Grace 1, now renamed as Adrian Darya, a move which has been hailed by expert as a victory for Iran.
He slammed the seizure of Iranian oil tanker as UK piracy to press Iran following Tehran’s withdrawal from part of commitments under JCPOA.
Iranian MP referred to remarks by US National Security Advisor, John Bolton at the meeting on Christians United for Israel appreciating the UK over seizure of the supertanker carrying Iranian oil.
He quoted Josep Borrel, successor of Federica Mogherini as European Union Foreign Policy spokesperson, revealing that the seizure of Iranian oil supertanker was carried out at the demand of the United States saying,” Iran made it to release its oil supertanker without bribing the UK or submit against Washington struggles to continue the tension, a fact which turned Tehran to the winner of the row in Gibraltar tanker issue.”
He noted,” An important outcome following release of Grace 1 was to foil the US struggles to launch anti-Iran naval coalition in the Persian Gulf.”
He slammed the US aggressive measures in the Middle East region warning that continuation of US and its allies’ policies will provoke reciprocal measures from the Islamic Republic.