Iran ‘definitely’ closing Strait of Hormuz over EU oil embargo

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Iran ‘denintely’ shutting down Strait of Hormuz if EU bans oil

Tensions in the Gulf could reach a breaking point as a senior Iranian official said Iran would “definitely” close the Strait of Hormuz if an EU oil embargo disrupted the export of crude oil, the semi-official Fars news agency reports.

With Washington’s decision to deploy a second carrier strike group in the Gulf, the prospect of all-out war in the region is becoming increasingly likely.

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Posted on January 23, 2012, in Iran, Strait of Hormuz and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 8 Comments.

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