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  1. This is the best tl;dr I could make, [original](https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/aug/15/us-moves-to-block-release-of-iranian-vessel-in-gibraltar) reduced by 57%. (I’m a bot)
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    > The US has applied to seize an Iranian tanker in Gibraltar commandeered by British Royal Marines in the Mediterranean last month, a judge has told a court in Gibraltar, according to local media reports.

    > Gibraltar was due to release the Grace 1 vessel on Thursday but the US Department of Justice sought to seize it just a few hours before, the Gibraltar Chronicle reported.

    > Grace 1 was seized by British Royal Marines off Gibraltar on 4 July on suspicion that it was taking 2.1m barrels of oil to Syria in breach of an EU arms embargo.

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  2. Blame the smug pricks in Brussels and Berlin trying to punish the UK for even daring to question their authority. Spiteful pricks shot themselves in the foot too. Not even giving the UK a chance to reverse Brexit, always wanted some kind of punishment.

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