France calls for immediate release of South Korean vessel by Iran
Strait of Hormuz – Press briefing by the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs Spokesperson (excerpt)
Paris, 6 January 2021
Q. – What is your response to the seizure of a British commercial vessel in the Strait of Hormuz by the Revolutionary Guard?
THE SPOKESPERSON - We condemn the seizure of a South Korean commercial vessel by Iranian authorities. This incident fuels tensions in the region. France calls for the immediate release of the ship and its crew and reiterates its commitment to regional security and stability as well as the freedom of navigation, which must be preserved./.