Hormuz Strait Closure Not on Iran’s Agenda, Al Alam Reports
Iran believes the region needs stability and calm, ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast told Al Alam late yesterday, according to a report on the channel’s website.
Israel and the U.S. are making threats to create a war atmosphere and may consider irrational military actions, to which Iran would react, Mehmanparast said.
About 15.5 million barrels of oil a day, about a sixth of global consumption, flows through the waterway between Iran and Oman at the mouth of the Persian Gulf, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.
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