Iran tanker at centre of diplomatic row set to leave Gibraltar

Iran’s ambassador says vessel is expected to leave after Gibraltar rejects US request to detain it furtherThe supertanker at the centre of a six-week diplomatic row between Britain and Iran is expected to leave Gibraltar on Sunday night, Iran’s...

Iran tanker at centre of diplomatic row set to leave Gibraltar

Iran’s ambassador says vessel is expected to leave after Gibraltar rejects US request to detain it further

The supertanker at the centre of a six-week diplomatic row between Britain and Iran is expected to leave Gibraltar on Sunday night, Iran’s ambassador to the UK has said.

Hamid Baeidinejad said on Twitter: “With the arrival of two specialised engineering teams to Gibraltar ... the vessel is expected to leave tonight.”

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