US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take every action it can to prevent an Iranian oil tanker that left Gibraltar on Monday from delivering oil to Syria in contravention of current American sanctions.

The vessel was released from six-week detention off the British territory of Gibraltar on Sunday evening after a local court accepted Iranian assurances that the ship was not bound to Syria. The vessel was taken over by British Royal Marines in July for carrying oil to Syria -...

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