Iran ready to escort Adrian Darya-1 oil tanker in the Gulf – navy commander

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran is ready to dispatch its naval fleet to escort its Adrian Darya-1 oil tanker, which is currently in Gibraltar, Iran’s navy commander said on Sunday.

“The era of hit and run is over … if top authorities ask the navy, we are ready to escort out tanker Adrian,” Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi was quoted as saying by Mehr news agency.

Reporting by Tuqa Khalid; Editing by David Goodman

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