The Strait of Hormuz is a key strategic waterway situated between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, with about 20 percent of the world’s oil and about a third of all petroleum shipped by sea passing through it.

Rear Admiral Alireza Tangsiri stated on Monday that if Iran is not allowed to export oil through the Hormuz Strait, it would react immediately.

“The Hormuz Strait, based on law is an international shipping route and if we are banned from using it, we will close it”, he told TV channel Al-Alam.

The statement comes amid growing tensions between Tehran and Washington, as earlier in April, the US blacklisted Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organisation, while the Islamic Republic retaliated by officially designating the US Central Command (CENTCOM) as terrorists.

Despite earlier threats to bring Iranian crude oil exports down “to zero”, Washington granted “temporary waivers” on exports to major customers, like China, India, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Greece, and Turkey, as well as Taiwan.

Iranian media later reported that despite the US sanctions, the country’s oil revenues jumped by nearly 50 percent in 2018.
Source: Sputnik
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Daeshbags-Sux
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“Washington granted “temporary waivers” on exports to major customers, like China, India, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Greece, and Turkey, as well as Taiwan.” => Ends on May 2nd and AFAIK, won’t be prolonged. “we will close it” – Rear Admiral Alireza Tangsiri => Blah blah blah. I triple dog dare him to do this. The little problems : 1.) A naval blockade is an act of war. By doing this, Iran declares war to Iraq, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, UAE and Saudi Arabia. 2.) An emergency UNSC meeting will be held. It won’t take long before an unanimity resolution is voted… Read more »

Daeshbags-Sux
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This was confirmed by US admin! No more waiver after May 2nd and sanctions will be imposed after June 2nd on Iranian oil importers.
It was predictable.
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https://www.voanews.com/a/reports-us-to-sanction-nations-for-importing-iranian-oil/4885641.html
It’s gonna really hurt.

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f**k your Mother in her Grave…and f**k your khazar jews and angolo saxonian subhumans
Death to Usa we dont want you in the Middle.east iam.Arab we hate Usa

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Ahhhhh, fücking ashes is not very interesting and, unlike your “prophet” Muhammad who shagged his dead aunt, necrophilia is not an option in our society, unlike in yours. Actually, the so-called khazar jews have been proven a total historical scam, just like the so called “Palestinian People” : none of both ever existed. So I can’t be related to a people that doesn’t exist. AFAIK, I have no Jew ancestor and my lineage goes very far. In fact, according to Adolf’s book, I’m a perfect Aryan… And if Adolf considered Jews as subhumans, for him, black people were monkeys and… Read more »