Diplomat Threatens Closure Of Hormuz Strait


News: Iran's envoy to Iraq, Hassan Danaie-Far, has warned that Iran may close the Strait of Hormuz in response to any kind of action from the US to stop its nuclear programme, reported AFP last week. One-third of the world's trade oil passes through the Strait of Hormuz. Meanwhile, the US has cautioned that any attempts to close the strait would be seen as a ground for military action by the US.

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Sector: Freight Transport, Shipping
Geography: Iran, Iran, United States, Iran, Iran

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