UK 'urgently investigating' incident with vessel off UAE coast - foreign ministry

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's foreign ministry is "urgently investigating" an incident on a vessel off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, a spokesperson said on Tuesday after Britain's maritime trade agency reported a "potential hijack".

"We are urgently investigating an incident on a vessel off the UAE coast," the spokesperson said in a statement.

(Reporting by William James, writing by Elizabeth Piper; editing by Alistair Smout)

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