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May to discuss Grace 1 oil tanker with Gibraltar chief minister

first_imgBritain’s Prime Minister Theresa May is seen outside Downing Street in London, Britain, July 17, 2019. REUTERS/Henry NichollsLONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet with Gibraltar’s Chief Minister Fabian Picardo later on Wednesday to discuss the detained Iranian oil tanker Grace 1, a spokesman for May said. The tanker was seized earlier this month by British Royal Marines off the coast of the British Mediterranean territory of Gibraltar on suspicion of violating sanctions against Syria. May and Picardo will also discuss Brexit, the spokesman said. Related CoverageGibraltar chief minister discussed Grace 1 oil tanker with PM MayReporting by Elizabeth Piper, writing by William James, Editing by Kylie MacLellanOur Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.last_img

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