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Deadly drone attack on tanker escalates Iran-Israel tensions

Sea pressures are heightening in the Middle East after the dangerous assault on a big hauler associated with an Israeli tycoon in the Arabian Sea.

Two crewmembers, a Briton and a Romanian, passed on Thursday when the Mercer Street big hauler was assaulted by an equipped robot accepted to be worked by Iran off the shoreline of Oman.

The US, Israel and the UK are faulting Iran for the assault, which Tehran denies.

Talking yesterday at a bureau meeting, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said Iran was denying the assault “in a weak way” and that Israel has insight proof that it was behind the episode.

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“I say totally that Iran is the one that completed the assault against the boat,” Mr Bennett said.

“The thuggish conduct of Iran is hazardous not exclusively to Israel yet additionally to the worldwide interest in opportunity of delivery and global exchange.”

Iran denied association in the assault yesterday.

“The ill-conceived involving system of Israel should stop the deceitful allegations,” the country’s Foreign Ministry representative Saeed Khatibzadeh said in his week after week news gathering, as indicated by semi-official news office Mehr.

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“This isn’t the first occasion when that the Zionist system has made such allegations against Iran. This system has taken brutality and weakness with it any place it has gone,” Mr Khatibzadeh added.

In a proclamation gave yesterday, UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab censured the assault and said the UK trusts it is “almost certain” that Iran did it.

“We accept this assault was purposeful, designated, and a reasonable infringement of worldwide law by Iran. UK evaluations have inferred that all things considered, Iran assaulted the MV Mercer Street in global waters off Oman on 29 July utilizing at least one Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs),” the assertion said.

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