The positions of Iraqi and Gulf of Hormuz on an Iranian warnings
The positions of Iraqi and Gulf of Hormuz on an Iranian warnings
Iran announced in the latest warnings on the Strait of Hormuz, its ability to prevent “even a drop of oil is one” of traffic through this corridor is vital for world trade if exposed security risk.
said naval commander in the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi said in remarks published Saturday that his country was capable of, “since the war (Iran-Iraq) to fully control the Strait of Hormuz and not allow the passage of even a single drop of oil in it. ” “The naval forces of the Revolutionary Guards of the Islamic present on all vessels of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the Indian Ocean in the east and west to prevent any movement,” referring to plans to increase the military presence of Iran in international waters. communicate warnings Tehran while enhancing the United States and its naval presence in the Gulf waters. In this framework, announced that the U.S. Navy finally join the breakers of new mines and aircraft patrol and assault ship (Ponce) for the Fifth Fleet based in Bahrain, which includes the two groups Alguetalitin for two aircraft carriers (Abraham Lincoln) and (Enterprise). Baghdad confirmed their part that they will suffer economically from the closure of the Strait of of Hormuz, through which ships crude exports from Basra spoke in Ankara for the start of “technical cooperation” with Iraq to enable it to transfer the southern oil exports through the pipeline connecting the fields in the northern port of Ceyhan on the Mediterranean. He also quoted a government spokesman, Ali al-Dabbagh told Baghdad that “advised” not to resort to Tehran to close Hormuz, “and the need to resolve differences in a dialogue and understanding.” Where standing Baghdad from Iranian warnings offset the growing U.S. military reinforcements in the waters of the Gulf? This question, he replied, professor of political science at the University of Baghdad, Dr. Ali al-Jubouri, telling Radio Free Iraq, “The case of Iraq is no different than if countries in the region, but its specificity is that the United States has a coordinate high with the Iraqi government in several fields, including the security aspect, as well as Baghdad excellent relations with Iran in return. ” In this sense, he expressed his belief that “the United States will keep Iraq as a liaison between them and the Iranian side.” In an interview made by telephone and can be heard in the audio file attachment, answered the academic and political analyst of Iraq to another question whether the can of Baghdad to exercise At this stage, the role of the diplomatic mediator between Tehran and Washington to prevent escalation. referred to the Iranian military maneuvers carried out in parallel with a huge public warnings that Tehran launched from time to time regarding the possibility of resorting to close the Strait of Hormuz. With this question, Western military analysts in Iran’s readiness to implement such a move due to the magnitude of the response expected by the forces of regional and international coalition led by the United States. Perhaps this is why the Chief of General Staff of Iran, Major General Firuzabadi to be said in remarks published Saturday that Tehran will act as “rational and wisdom” Although the plan to close Hormuz are ready, because the Iranian people “does not want to cause problems for others,” as he put it. In the meantime, according to a report of the Associated Press news agency re-published newspaper (Washington Post) Washington Post that the maneuvers conducted by Iran this month offered the “missiles with improved accuracy and capabilities.” And used the old exercises that were conducted in a desert area a variety of long-range ballistic missiles, Tehran said the attack could deter Israeli or American, as well as its ability to strike at bases in the Western region. According to Iranian news websites that 90 per cent of the missiles hit their targets during the exercises, “What showed increased accuracy.” As stated Deputy Iranian Ismail Kothari, a former commander of the Revolutionary Guards that his country’s troops have become possessed “missiles more accurate and lethal than ever before”, as quoted by the Associated Press. In a report published by the newspaper (Daily Telegraph) Daily Telegraph of London Saturday at the title ” fears of a growing terrorist threat posed by a nuclear Iran “, it was reported, quoting British security experts that Tehran’s efforts to develop nuclear weapons,” coupled with fears of a return also to the state-sponsored terrorism. ” He warned one of these experts that Iran “At the very least will dare to support further terrorist activities around the world in the event of having a nuclear arsenal capable of deterring any acts of reprisal,” as he put it. But other experts mentioned that despite the statements Iranian hard-line and synchronized with military buildup American, the two sides apparently keen to avoid conflict and prevent escalation, even if accidentally, at least for the time being. And percentage of a separate report for the Reuters news to officials and Western military analysts say that Tehran has the ability to create chaos in the region. But they expressed their belief that “the war of words current aims more to move the markets and try to push the West to rethink the question of tightening sanctions, oil designed to restrict Iran’s nuclear program.” In this regard, said Vice Adm. Mark Fox, Mark Fox, a vice president of U.S. Naval Operations in maritime conference at the Royal Institute for Security Studies and Defence in London, “What we see is always that the rhetoric of Iran reaches its peak when there are developments on the issue of sanctions.” as stated Ari Ratner Ari Ratner consultant for the Middle East, former U.S. State Department under President Barack Obama that the “The risk is actually the implementation of Iran’s actions threaten little.” But he added that “there is a growing risk that such rhetoric or provocative actions increased from the Iranian side could lead to miscalculation. Gulf turns into a fund gunpowder and any spark unintended may occur at any time.” In his analysis of the warnings of growing Iranian, the commander said Former Air Force Kuwait, Major General Saber Suwaidan of Radio Free Iraq “These statements are used by the region are not free of conflict as quickly back down Tehran’s what he says one of its military commanders after to see the violent reaction among the world public opinion and transmitted by the world press their views consider regional and international resistant to such warnings, for example, was observed between the lines of a statement issued last week that a responsible Iranian military has denied that his country is threatening to close the Strait of Hormuz, or are planning to disrupt the international navigation … ” In the interview that you have made over the phone and can be heard in the audio file attachment, Major-General commented on the reported Suwaidan media reports that Iran has been able to develop military technology is able to deter the coalition forces or engage with them in any potential conflict. Also answered another question about the readiness of the countries in the region are members of the (GCC) specifically on any military confrontation could erupt because of the closure of the Strait of Hormuz. For his part, said the British writer of Egyptian origin, Adel Darwish told Radio Free Iraq that “with regard to crowds and military reinforcements or maneuvers, and so can be interpreted in the light of what we hear from the men when they point to the state not to exclude any option and that all options are open … and that means that when there is a strong military presence and intense, this would strengthen the diplomatic options, that is, papers on the table to negotiate diplomacy will be stronger. ” In the interview, which can be heard in the audio file attachment, Darwish spoke about other topics relevant and answered the question of whether Iraq can play a diplomatic role to keep the specter of war from the area. He added that “with regard to the issue of abiding concern of all parties not to lead any war of words escalate into military confrontations or she is also an issue especially since the wars broke out in several stages because of the bad precedent in the estimate or error in the accounts,” according to his opinion.