UK: Safir Tanker Moored off the Yemeni Coast Must be Inspected

Friday 1441/11/19 - 2020/07/10
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London, July 10, 2020, SPA -- The United Kingdom (UK) Government called here today on the Iranian-backed Houthi coup militia to allow the United Nations inspectors, to inspect the Safir oil tanker, that moored off the coast of Yemen, to remove the its oil load.
In a statement, the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office warned that the Safir tanker is an environmental disaster in waiting, as 1.14 million barrels of oil the tanker carries, could leak into the Red Sea, in case it collapses.
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