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Iran preparing major naval operation in Persian Gulf, officials say

Iran is preparing for a major drill in the Persian Gulf that may demonstrate its ability to restrict passage through the Strait of Hormuz, one of the world’s most important energy supply chain choke points. 20% of all oil internationally-traded oil passes through the strait, and it has been the subject of escalating Iranian rhetoric and threats.  

Source: US on alert for major Iranian naval operation in Middle East, officials say – CNNPolitics

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