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Iran issues warning over UK crew

01 Dec 2009 16:35:05

Iran issues warning over UK crew

An Iranian official has said "serious" measures will be taken against a UK yacht crew if it is proved they had "evil intentions".The five Britons are being detained by the Iranian navy after the Volvo 60 yacht was stopped on 25 November. The Foreign Office said Luke Porter, Oliver Smith, David Bloomer, Oliver Young and Sam Usher may have "strayed inadvertently into Iranian waters". The Team Pindar-backed yacht was sailing from Bahrain to Dubai. Esfandiar Rahim-Mashaie, President Ahmadineja.... read more


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