Weekend Reads Indian Ocean: Attake on tanker: Israel accuses Iran
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of the media in Persian emitting abroad spoke of manifestations repressed by the police in Khouzestan, struck by a drought. © MOREZA NIKOUBAZL / NURPHOTO / NURPHOTO VIA AFP An Iranian soldier north of the city of Ahvaz, March 16, 2021 (picture of illustration). The water crisis intensifies in Iran . Khouzestan, which houses the main deposits of Iranian oil, has been struck since the end of March by a drought behind events in several cities since last week.
Foreign Minister Lapid accuses the archenemde to put behind the deadly attack on a ship that drives for the company of an Israeli. This is not the first incident of this kind.Attack on Tanker: Israel accuses Iran
after a deadly attack on a ship in the north of the Indian Ocean accused Israel Irant Irant. The ship is managed by the British company Zodiac Maritime, chairman of the Zodiac Group is the Israeli businessman Ejal Ofer. "Iran is not only an Israeli problem, but an exporter of terror, destruction and instability, which all of us damage," wrote Foreign Minister Jair Lapid in the night on Saturday on Twitter.
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In the attack on Thursday, two members of the crew had been killed according to Zodiac Maritime, a person from the UK and one from Romania. The New York Times reported upon appeal to Israeli sources, it looks that the attack was carried out by several unmanned Iranian drones. Lapid wrote that he had pointed to the need to respond to the need to respond sharply to the United Kingdom Foreign Minister Dominic Raab. He also instructed the diplomatic representations in Washington and London as well as the United Nations (UN) to contact the religious contacts with the UN.
Zodiac Maritime had communicated on Friday, there is the suspicion of an incident with pirates aboard the tanker M / T Mercer Street . The ship is in Japanese ownership and is managed by the company based in the United Kingdom. It was found on the way from Tanzania to the Emirate Fudschaira and had no cargo on board.
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In the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Oman, ships have repeatedly been attacked with connections to Israelis in recent months. At the beginning of July, a cargo ship had been attacked, which according to media reports was previously owned by Zodiac Maritime. According to the Israeli daily newspaper Haaretz , Israel suspected that Iran is behind the attack. Similar incidents occurred in February and April, also there accused Israel Iran.
In April, an Iranian freighter had also been slightly damaged in an explosion in the Red Sea. After reporting the New York Times , this attack was from Israel. Iran is crazy with Israel. Israel, in turn, has meanwhile recorded diplomatic relations with the two golf ribers United Arab Emirates and Bahrain.
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