Reuters: Greek court overturns seizure of Pegas tanker oil cargo

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Reuters: Greek court overturns seizure of Pegas tanker oil cargo

What the Court of Appeal of Chalkida decided on the case. It is not clear whether the Greek or American side intends to appeal against the decision.

A Greek court annulled the decision to seize him cargo of Iranian oil on the tanker Lana (formerly Pegas) in Evia, as broadcast by Reuters.

Greek court overturns US court ruling Wednesday on seizure of part of Iranian-flagged Iranian oil tanker off the Greek coast“, said three sources with knowledge of the case”, the telegram states.

The seizure of the tanker cargo provoked an angry reaction from Iran, with the Revolutionary Guards occupy two Greek tankers in the Persian Gulf.

“The appeal for reversal of the decision was accepted by the court”, “it will be difficult to overturn”, said one of the sources in the international news agency.

It is not clear whether the Greek or American side intend to appeal against the decision taken Court of Appeal of Chalkida. The decision has not yet been officially announced.

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