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Iran threatens to shut off Strait of Hormuz

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(Worthy News) - Iran has threatened once again to close the Strait of Hormuz if the nation faces military action by its “enemies.”

The Iranian army’s Deputy Chief of Staff Brigadier General Ali Shadmani said Tuesday that “If the enemy makes a small mistake, we will shut the Strait of Hormuz, kill their sedition in the bud and endanger the arrogant powers’ interests,” according to the Fars news agency.

In May the deputy commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard, Gen. Hossein Salami, warned that Iranian forces would close the strategic gateway to the Persian Gulf to the United States and its allies if they “threaten” the Islamic Republic.

Tehran and Washington have often clashed over the narrow strait, through which nearly a third of all oil traded by sea passes. [ Source ]

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