Strait of Hormuz 0
27 July 2018

The U.S. defence secretary, Jim Mattis, remarked that "Iran has threatened to close the Strait of Hormuz. They've done that previously in years past... clearly, this would be an attack on international shipping, and it would have, obviously, an international response to reopen the shipping lanes with whatever that took, because the world's economy depends on that energy, those energy supplies flowing out of there". 

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