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Monday, 30 November 2009

More British Hostages


Oh fhs. More hostages for the Iranians. WTF is this government doing about it?  The 'bright' spot is that they're numpty civilians and not RN. Let's hope they're returned unharmed asap.

6 comments:

  1. I bet they voted New Labour.

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  2. The MOD is claiming they were in Iraqi waters when they were picked up. So, obviously guilty, then ...

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  3. It's been hushed up for 6 days - I hope the FCO have been negotiating furiously behind the scenes and we don't see them paraded on tv like the last time.

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  4. Te FOC are giving out the soflty softly approach with the Iranians, like that's ever worked. Meanwhile Iran threatens punishment if 'it is decided' that the sailors had evil intent. Mere posturing, they will be released following minor concessions from UK. Hostage taking pure and simple, no better than Somali pirates.

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  5. So what did we discreetly concede ?

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  6. Interesting question Banned. We'll probably find out the next time the UN passes another resolution against Iran and Britain steps back to let everyone else do the talking.

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