Britain intends to strengthen the military presence in the Persian Gulf after the incident with the tanker. Soon, the missile destroyer HMS Duncan will sail into the waters of the bay.
At the moment, the ship is on the NATO exercises in the Black Sea. According to the Independent, the destroyer will head for the Persian Gulf next week, he will replace the Montrose frigate on duty.
Earlier it was reported that five ships in the Strait of Hormuz, allegedly under the flag of Iran, approached a British tanker and demanded to stop.