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Iran Threatens to Put British Sailors on Trial

The diplomatic standoff between Iran and Britain over 15 captured sailors showed no signs of ending Saturday. Tehran is threatening to put the sailors on trial, saying they illegally entered Iranian waters eight days ago.

The British government denies the charge and is putting diplomatic pressure on Iran to return its personnel.

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