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The statement further called for a formal UN investigation into the incident, something for which there's already international momentum. Iran has "categorically" denied having anything to do with the attack, saying through FM Zarif "Suspicious doesn't begin to describe what likely transpired".
The entire bizarre event had immediately evoked unusual levels of public skepticism from media pundits to social media users to even CNN.
Iran's permanent mission to the UN said on Thursday evening that it "categorically rejects the U.S. unfounded claim with regard to 13 June oil tanker incidents and condemns it in the strongest possible terms," according to Bloomberg.
The Front Altair oil tanker on fire in the Gulf of Oman on June 13, 2019. AP Photo/ISNA
US Central Command spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Earl Brown said in the CENTCOM statement: "The U.S. and our regional partners are assisting in the response
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