Iran to Begin Major Naval Exercise Soon

  • As per the US officials, Islamic Revolutionary Guard of Iran is likely to kick off a major naval exercise soon. The exercise can display its ability to shut down the crucial conduit for supplies of global energy, the Strait of Hormuz. The chief spokesman for US Central Command, Capt. William Urban has stated that “We are aware of the increase in Iranian naval operations within the Arabian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman. We are monitoring it closely, and will continue to work with our partners to ensure freedom of navigation and free flow of commerce in international waterways.”