24 Dec '11, 10pm

#peakoil Iran ‘rehearses closing gulf oil route’: Iranian naval forces launch a massive 10-day exercise Saturday...

#peakoil Iran ‘rehearses closing gulf oil route’: Iranian naval forces launch a massive 10-day exercise Saturday...

Iran ‘rehearses closing gulf oil route’ Iranian naval forces launch a massive 10-day exercise Saturday near the Strait of Hormuz, the only way in and out of the Persian Gulf, in what is widely seen as a rehearsal for a threatened closure of the strategic global oil artery if the country is attacked. The Iranians have billed the Velayat-90 drill as the largest they have conducted. It will involve the Islamic republic’s navy, which includes three Russian-built, Kilo class submarines, and the naval wing of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. Navy commander Rear Adm. Habibollah Sayari said the exercises will cover an area extending from the eastern end of the horseshoe-shaped strait in the Gulf of Oman, south and west through the Arabian Sea, the major oil route to Asia, to the piracy-plagued Gulf of Aden. Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast said Dec. 14 that clos...

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