If Sanctions Ban Oil Shipments, Iranian Revolutionary Guards May Block Strait of Hormuz: Report

July 5, 2018


An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said that Tehran will block oil shipments through the Strait of Hormuz in the Gulf if the United States bans Iranian oil sales, Reuters reported July 4th afternoon.

“If they want to stop Iranian oil exports, we will not allow any oil shipment to pass through the Strait of Hormuz,” Ismail Kowsari was quoted as saying on the Young Journalists Club (YJC) website.