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Iranian Chief of Staff: Closure of Strait of Hormuz under consideration

Monday, 9 July 2012

Major General Hassan Firouzabadi has again warned, “If our interests are in danger of being threatened, we will block the Strait of Hormuz.” At an international seminar on the Mahdavia Doctrine, Firouzabadi referred to the proposal of Majlis members on the closure of theStrait of Hormuz, saying that the members of the Majlis represent the people, and their decision therefore represents the choice of the public. He added, “As the senior military commander, I declare that the plans to close theStrait of Hormuzare on the table, but they will only be carried out if our interests are endangered.”

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  • Published: 50 days ago on Monday, 9 July 2012
  • By: Iran Daily Brief
  • Last Modified: July 9, 2012 @ 1:45 pm
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