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US threatens visa ban on crew of Iran tanker on terrorism grounds

US threatens visa ban on crew of Iran tanker on terrorism grounds

 Affected Countries: united-states; iran;

The United States on Thursday threatened a visa ban on the crew of an Iranian supertanker whose departure from Gibraltar Washington failed to block.

State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said the Grace 1 was assisting Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, which the US deems a “terrorist organization,” meaning crew members “may be ineligible for visas or admission to the United States under the terrorism-related inadmissibility grounds.

Source: Business Standard

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