Iran humiliated as 'five ships FAIL to seize British oil tanker in Persian Gulf standoff'

marine1

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https://www.express.co.uk/news/worl...-Middle-east-UK-oil-tanker-persian-gulf-Trump


IRANIAN ships have failed to hijack a UK oil tanker in the Persian Gulf in a huge blow to Tehran on Thursday, according to reports.


According to Sky News the ships, thought to be Iranian, attempted to seize the British tanker as it skirted close to Iranian waters. The ship was ordered to change course before the alleged Revolutionary Guard ships tried to seize the tanker. The Royal Navy frigate, HMS Montrose had been escorting the ship.
 
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Another government that has stretched out it's vaunted revolutionary credibility to the point where you can easily see through it.
 

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I'd love to see the video as well
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019...uk-tanker-gulf-officials-190711020919585.html
Five boats believed to belong to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop in Iranian waters, but withdrew after a British warship gave warning to back away, according to two US officials.
"The Royal Navy HMS Montrose, which was also there, pointed its guns at the boats and warned them over radio, at which point they dispersed," one of the officials with the knowledge of the incident told Reuters news agency.
 

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When the Iranian boats demanded that it changed its course, the frigate trained its guns on them and issued a warning, according to reports.

Upon issuing the warning, the Iranian ships retreated.

One of the officials said: "The Royal Navy HMS Montrose, which was also there, pointed its guns at the boats and warned them over radio, at which point they dispersed."
:laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh:
 

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What the hell is a Revolutionary Guard.
Do they guard against revolution, or do they guard the revolution.
And what the hell is this "revolution"?
 

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What the hell is a Revolutionary Guard.
Do they guard against revolution, or do they guard the revolution.
And what the hell is this "revolution"?

"The Revolutionary Guards state that their role in protecting the Islamic system is preventing foreign interference as well as coups by the military or "deviant movements"

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islamic_Revolutionary_Guard_Corps


"The IRGC is designated as a terrorist organization by the governments of Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the United States "
 
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