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Declassified: Building and repair of Iranian navy ships in Hong Kong vetoed by UK

Britain opposed a proposal by a businessman to build and repair Iranian navy vessels in Hong Kong during the Iran-Iraq War in 1986, declassified documents reveal. Peter Wong Man-kong, then managing director of the Chung Wah Ship Building and Engineering Co, told the Hong Kong government in August that year that, as refits of the vessels […]