Iran–United States relations
The United States has imposed sanctions on Iran's space program, saying the recent explosion is a sign of rocket work.
"The United States will not allow Iran to use its space launch program as a cover for the progress of its ballistic missile programs," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement.
The informal EU foreign ministers' meeting in Helsinki ends in today.
The agenda of the first diplomats includes a discussion on the Arctic and a working session with the countries of the Western Balkans and Turkey on regional cooperation.
The protests in Hong Kong are also expected to be discussed today.
Greece's Foreign Ministry is "monitoring closely" developments concerning the Iranian tanker and "is in contact, through diplomatic channels, with the US," according to diplomatic sources cited by state-run news agency ANA-MPA on Tuesday.
The same sources said the US's view on the issue is well-known and concern all states and ports in the Mediterranean.
One official of the Iranian intelligence service said that "Huge U.S. cyber-spy network led by CIA was identified in Iran. Several agents got arrested", as Reuters and Sputnik International reported.