Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Iran Will Keep Open The Strait Of Hormuz Unless More Sanctions Or Military Action Occurs

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Strait Of Hormuz Will Stay Open Unless Iran’s Interests Are Harmed: Military Commander -- National Post/Reuters

DUBAI — Iran will keep the vital Strait of Hormuz shipping lane open as long as the waterway served its interests, a military commander was on Monday quoted as saying.

Iranian politicians and officials have often said that Iran could block the strait — the neck of the Gulf through which 40% of the world’s seaborne oil exports passes — in response to sanctions or military action.

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My Comment:
The Iranians are sending a message to Panetta who is in the region.

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