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Exclusive: Britain wins early European support for Hormuz naval mission

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - France, Italy and Denmark gave initial support for a British plan for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, proposed after Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker, three senior EU diplomats said on Tuesday.

Sweden in talks with Iran, UK, others over seized tanker

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden said on Wednesday it was holding talks with Iran, Britain and others over a Swedish-owned, British-flagged tanker seized last week by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz.

Britain begins escorting all UK vessels through Hormuz Strait

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has started sending a warship to accompany all British-flagged vessels through the Strait of Hormuz, a change in policy announced on Thursday after the government previously said it did not have resources to do so.

UK moves to escort British flagged ships will secure transits - trade

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's decision to deploy a warship to accompany British-flagged vessels in the Middle East will provide greater safety for vital shipments, the UK's shipping association said on Thursday.

Denmark backs Britain's proposed Hormuz naval mission

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark said on Friday it welcomed the British government's proposal for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz and would consider a military maritime contribution.

Oman's top diplomat in Iran talks amid mounting Gulf tensions

DUBAI (Reuters) - Oman’s minister responsible for foreign affairs held talks with Iran's foreign minister on Saturday, Iranian state media reported, as tensions mount in the Gulf after Tehran detained a British-flagged oil tanker.