Strait of Hormuz 0
11 October 2019

Discussing U.S.-led maritime security initiatives, the U.S. Special Representative for Iran, Brian Hook, indicated that “we have asked nations to contribute maritime and aviation assets so that we have more eyes on that area. The more people that we have there, it makes it harder for Iran to execute its operations against tankers and other things like they’ve done in the past, if they ever wanted to threaten to mine the Strait of Hormuz, which they’ve done in the past, take out oil tankers, capture oil tankers in other countries’ waters”.

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