South Korea demands release of tanker seized by Iran
Risk Intelligence says the detention is part of the tit-for-tat between rival powers engaged in the region and does not worsen the risk to shipping. But it comes amid high tensions between the US and Iran as the Biden transition nears
South Korea is sending diplomats to Iran and a destroyer to the Strait of Hormuz to demand that Iran release the vessel Hankuk Chemi from detention at Bandar Abbas
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