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Also in the programme: Iranian Foreign Minister has tweeted that the UK “must cease being an accessory to Economic Terrorism of the US”, in reply to the seizure of a UK oil tanker by Iran. And Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan travels to meet President Trump for the first time.
Iran tanker seizure: tense radio exchange with British navy vessel
A recording has emerged of radio exchanges between a Royal Navy frigate and Iranian armed forces vessels, moments before a UK-flagged oil tanker was seized in the Gulf on Friday. We hear from the maritime security company that obtained the recording.
Also in the programme: a French charity is resuming migrant rescue operations in the Mediterranean seven months after another of their vessels had its registration revoked and Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky is hoping to consolidate his power in a snap election.
Photo: British-flagged tanker Stena Impero anchored in Bandar Abbas in southern Iran. Credit:TASNIM NEWS / AFP)
Tanker seizure: UK Foreign Minister warns Iran against choosing 'dangerous path'
On Friday Iranian authorities seized a British-flagged tanker in the Gulf. Iran said the vessel was "violating international maritime rules". We’ll hear the latest on the tanker’s status, discuss why it wasn’t given Royal Navy protection, and find out what’s happened to the Iranian tanker that was detained off the coast of Gibraltar earlier in the month – a move Iran warned the UK would face retaliation for.
Also in the programme: it’s 50 years since Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people to set foot on the Moon; and Germany pays tribute to Claus von Stauffenberg and others who tried, 75 years ago, to assassinate Adolf Hitler.
(Picture: British-flagged tanker Stena Impero anchored in Bandar Abbas in southern Iran. Credit: AFP/Tasnim News)
Iran seizes British oil tanker
Iranian state television says a British oil tanker Stena Impero has been seized in the Strait of Hormuz. A statement from Iran's Revolutionary Guards said that the tanker had been captured at the request of the maritime authorities for "not following international maritime regulations"
Also in the programme: Srebrenica massacre: Dutch Supreme Court upholds a ruling that the state is partly to blame for the deaths of 350 Muslim men killed in 1995; And Algeria and Senegal face each other in the Africa Cup of Nations final.
(Photo: British oil tanker Stena Impero; Credit: Stena Bulk/PA Wire)
Iran denies US drone claim
Iranian officials have dismissed claims from Washington that the US Navy destroyed one of Iran's drones over the Strait of Hormuz. US President Donald Trump had said the USS Boxer destroyed the drone after it flew too close.
Also in the programme: the Dutch Supreme Court has ruled the state was partly to blame for some of the deaths in the Srebrenica massacre in 1995. And new research suggests music can calm the nerves of patients just as well as a sedative before surgery.
(Photo: The USS Boxer in 2016. Credit: AFP photo /US Navy/Greg Z. Rodarte/Handout)