U.S. Defense Department said the blockade of the Strait of Hormuz Iran’s interests do not meet the
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According to Reuters, Tuesday (5), the U.S. National Pentagon spokesman Jeffrey – Morrell said the Iranian blockade of the Strait of Hormuz Any move is not in line with the interests of Iran, it can only be a self-defense maneuvers.
8 5 March, Jeffrey said: “Close the Persian Gulf near the Strait of Hormuz may exercise self-defense, I think that this is not in Iran’s interest.” Learned, Jie Fritz is the commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard threatened to blockade the Strait of Hormuz be issued after the time the speech. Iran’s Revolutionary Guards commander Ibrahim al-Jaafari said Wednesday, in the event of foreign invasion case, Iran can “easily” the export of Persian Gulf blockade the Strait of Hormuz. More than 25% of the world’s oil transport through the strait, called the oil throat. Jaafari said the new weapons to the sea in 300 kilometers from the Iranian border destroy enemy ships. He said: “Given the existing conditions and military equipment, we can easily indefinite blockade of the Strait of Hormuz.”
around the Iranian nuclear issue, the United States and other UN Security Council permanent members plus Germany A total of six-nation talks proposed a program, lists Iran to stop uranium enrichment activities in return measures, and request prior to April 2 in response. Iranian media said Monday Iran has five permanent UN Security Council members and Germany plans to resume talks on nuclear issue to EU officials to submit a written reply. Fars News Agency said: “Iran to participate in six-nation nuclear talks Iran has made a written reply in (the capital of Belgium) EU officials in Brussels ambassadors.” According to Reuters news agency quoted a senior Iranian official as saying, The written responses on Iran to stop uranium enrichment activities is not the content. (Huang Huan)