Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani speaks in a cabinet meeting in Tehran on Wednesday. Associated Press
Three Iranian vessels tried to block a BP-operated tanker passing through the Strait of Hormuz but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, the UK government said on Thursday.
“Nine crew members have been released and they will be on their way to India soon,” foreign ministry spokesman Raveesh Kumar said.
Iran warned Britain’s next prime minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday that it will “protect” waters of the oil-rich Gulf, amid a standoff between the two countries over the seizure of tankers.
The Committee said the decision is part of the gradual reopening of economic activities in the emirate and efforts to restore normalcy, while ensuring precautionary measures are strictly enforced.
The 15-year-old had stood in the river ostensibly to soothe its mouth and tongue after the powerful firecracker in the pineapple exploded.
Prominent charitable organisations in the UAE are engaged in a number of charity initiatives to support the needy people throughout the country and there are private and public sectors pouring their support enormously.