Moscow, July 12 – AIF-Moscow.
The UK authorities are planning in the coming days to send a second ship to the Persian Gulf, according to the British television channel Sky News.
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According to the TV channel, the ship HMS Duncan will join the frigate of the British fleet HMS Montrose, which took part in NATO exercises in the Black Sea. The exact time of arrival of HMS Duncan in the region is unknown.
Reports of an increase in military presence in the region appeared the day after the incident in the Strait of Hormuz.
Earlier it was reported that five boats, possibly belonging to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, tried to stop a British tanker in the Strait of Hormuz.
According to sources in the US administration, the tanker left the Persian Gulf when five boats approached it. The crew was ordered to change course and stop in the territorial waters of Iran.
The crew of the frigate of the Royal Navy of Great Britain "Montrose", accompanying the tanker, in turn, ordered that the alleged Iranian military personnel missed the vessel, which was done.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif rejected data on the attempt of Iranian ships to detain a British ship, in the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC, part of the Iranian armed forces), this charge was also rejected.
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