Washington and Athens on Monday called on Iran to release two Greek oil tankers seized in Gulf waters, with the United States condemning an "unwarranted seizure" posing a "threat to maritime security", according to a statement from the US State Department. .
Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke on the phone Monday with Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias, and the two men "agreed that Iran must immediately release the seized vessels, their cargoes and their crews", said said State Department spokesman Ned Price.
Greece accuses Iran of 'piracy' after seizing two of its oil tankers in the Gulf
Iranian nuclear: Stockpiles of enriched uranium exceed authorized limit by 18 times