Iran rejects Israeli claims on oil tanker assault

DUBAI: Iran denies Israel’s accusation that Tehran focused an Israeli oil tanker on Feb. 10, Iranian overseas ministry spokesperson Nasser Kanaani stated on Monday.

The captain of the Liberian-flagged Campo Sq. stated on Saturday it had been flippantly broken by an airborne object on Feb. 10 whereas crusing by means of the Arabian Sea.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated on Sunday that Iran was accountable.

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Delivery databases linked the tanker to Zodiac Maritime, which is managed by Israeli delivery magnate Eyal Ofer.

“We strongly reject the Zionist regime’s accusation towards Iran relating to the assault on the Israeli tanker,” Kanaani stated throughout a weekly information convention.

“We’re very energetic in sustaining safety and freedom of navigation in worldwide waters and can proceed to take action,” he added.