Iran slammed for firing at MV
Iran using military to settle commercial disputes.
Singapore slams Iran for firing warning shots at commercial ship
Singapore (AFP) – Singapore on Monday condemned Iranian forces for firing warning shots in the Gulf at a commercial ship registered in the Asian city-state, calling it a “serious violation of international law”.
The Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) also urged Tehran to investigate Thursday’s incident involving the Singapore-flagged Alpine Eternity which it said was in international waters.
“With regard to the reported shooting incident on 14 May 2015, involving a Singapore-registered tanker ‘Alpine Eternity’ that took place in international waters, Singapore is deeply concerned with such actions,” the MPA said in a statement.
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