If the Israeli Navy attempts to hamper Iran’s oil sales, Tehran “will firmly respond”, the Iranian Minister of Defence Amir Hatami stated Wednesday.

The defence minister also noted that Israeli actions would be seen as “piracy” if the navy would act against Iran, according to the news agency IRNA.

The minister’s statement follows Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s threats expressed last week that he would deploy the Israeli Navy to deal with Iran’s alleged attempts to smuggle out oil via maritime routes in order to skirt sanctions imposed by Washington.

However, the Israeli official didn’t specify how the navy would tackle that and whether it would become a direct armed confrontation at sea.

The Iranian Navy has been seeking to boost its presence at sea amid a new escalation of tensions with the United States following the latter’s decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, and reimpose economic sanctions on Tehran.

In particular, Tehran earlier this year conducted drills in the Strait of Hormuz — a strategically important route for oil exports from the region. Iran also previously threatened to block this key sea route if Washington provoked it and blocked its oil exports.

Israel is one of Washington’s key allies in the Middle East and a major buyer of US arms and military equipment. The two states share the same position on the Iran issue.

 

 

Source: Sputnik

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Nicole Temple

As shown in this article, Benjamin Netanyahu is doing his best to drag the world into a war with Iran:

https://viableopposition.blogspot.com/2019/02/benjamin-netanyahu-dragging-world-into.html

Israel and the United States will not stop until Iran is “re-engineered” into a nation that succumbs to Washington’s will.

Daeshbags-Sux
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Anything better than succumbing to Muhammad al-Sheitan’s will : Koran is even worst than ‘Mein Kampf’ : at the present day, the OPEN goal of Coran is to genocide 5.8 billions humans…

Solly
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Solly

If the Koran is even worst than ‘Mein Kampf’, what is it that is good anyway since those who scum governments who hide hide behind the Bible keep on killing women and children each and every day without any remorse. Every one can see the Devil behind the Cross trying to be the good just like your likes, hypocrites

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

Another point you forget : invading an embassy is invading a foreign country, so Khomeiny ALREADY declared war on USA in 1979. With neither peace treaty nor ceasefire, any US action is legal.

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

USA being part of NATO, according to Ch.5 of the charter, NATO is legitimate at counter-attacking on Iran…

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

And to be frank, this should already have be done in 1979-1980. Jimmy Carter really was a chicken. The sooner there’ll be a regime change, the better.

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

Same thing for Turkey, Pakistan and Qatar.

Solly
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Solly

Why can’t they try? Oh! Curiosity. All these m*#*#*f****** are scared to confront the Greatest Nation of Iran which can publicly say Israhell should be wiped off the face of earth and what do your friends do? Nothing but barking with their tails between their legs. The only thing they best in doing is the murder of women and innocent kids of Palestine, Shame!

Solly
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Solly

So is Iran’s actions and a good thing that Iran did on that embassy. Viva IRAN

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

Since Iran is behind many terrorist attacks against Israel, be it directly through IRGC or using proxies like Hezbollah, Hamas or PIJ, all these cases are declarations of war.

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

As repeated many time, Iran has the firm intention to raze Israel from the face of this Earth. The number of attacks against Israel by Iran or its proxies (Heb, Hamas, PIJ…) are countless…

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

ooops, Hezb, not Heb… Iran has ALREADY started the war. Moreover, Hezb alone has done attacks in about 40 countries, IRGC in many too.
By doing so Iran declared war on all off them!

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

The mullahs will just reap what they’ve sown for 40 years. The sad thing being that Iranians will pay for the insanity of disgusting bigots with beards and turbans full of lice.

Solly
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Solly

Oh please tell us when will this happen, waiting for that day to come though, but I doubt it

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You’re watching too much kiddies horror movies, yaayyyy

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Israel is NOT a “key ally of Washington, it’s the other way around, even though both are owned outright by the Rothschild cabal in its City of London.