Strait of Hormuz 0
30 July 2020

At the end of the Great Prophet-14 military exercise in the Strait of Hormuz, the IRCG issued a statement asserting that “in case of any aggression against Iran, the IRGC and other powerful defenders of the country will give a decisive and crushing response according to its defence strategy while protecting the independence, territorial integrity, security, national interests and geographical parts of the country, especially the Persian Gulf Islands”. It also maintained that the drill’s message “to neighbouring and friendly countries was peace and friendship as well as security for the region while the global arrogance [ie, the U.S.] received the message of the Iranian nation and Armed Forces’ preparedness, vigilance and steadfastness in the face of enemies’ plots and threats”.

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