Newspaper: U.S. reinforcements in the Gulf to reassure Israel and prevent the closure of Hormuz

Newspaper: U.S. reinforcements in the Gulf to reassure Israel and prevent the closure of Hormuz

08/07/2012 19:10

Beirut, July 8 (AKnews) – The “New York Times,” the U.S. that military reinforcements sent by the United States to the Gulf region, targeting in addition to Tama, E Israel, to prevent Iran from trying to close the Strait of Hormuz, the vital energy resources in the world. explained American newspaper that the statements made by U.S. President Barack Obama recently about the existence of other options on the table but to negotiate with Iran, was a deliberate fully, noting that the deployment of additional U.S. troops in the Gulf is not aimed only strengthen the U.S. military presence in the region, but also aimed at assuring Israel . and followed the “New York Times that” the U.S. decision to send military reinforcements, coincides with the imposition of the ban on imports Iranian oil by the United States and its allies to pressure Tehran to deal with the nuclear negotiations in earnest. But the American newspaper warned of the repercussions of the U.S. military presence increased in the Gulf, especially as the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps may respond violently. the paper quoted a senior official at the Pentagon, saying that Alkhtooh the U.S. is considered to be a veiled message to the regime in Iran is not even thinking of taking to close the Strait of Hormuz. The official said the U.S. military The United States is capable of sinking Iranian ships in the Gulf, if I thought to impede commercial ships or other vessels the American sailing in the Gulf. However, the American newspaper pointed out that the military experts in the Pentagon say that Iran could close the Strait of Hormuz, albeit temporarily during the current stage. The newspaper reported that the Iranian regime has already been the oldest to a similar move by the Iran-Iraq war during the eighties of the last century, pointing out that the United States will expand security cooperation with the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council members during the next phase, in order to meet the Iranian threat, in light of expectations that the Iranian Revolutionary Guard will send military forces to protect the Strait of Hormuz, the U.S. response to the move. of: Khalil Khalil. Open: MM

Source: aknews