US Navy reports former Iranian interception of US cargo ship

Last Friday, the US-flagged Maersk Kensington was encircled by four Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessels and followed before they withdrew and broke away, the US Navy revealed to CNN. This episode occurred four days before the Iranian interception of the Maersk Tigris in the Strait of Hormuz Tuesday. DEBKAfile: The two incidents indicate that seizing an American cargo ship was part of an IRGC plan.


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