'Enemy to pay heavy price if Iran’s oil export from Strait of Hormuz is halted'

TEHRAN, Aug. 30 (MNA) – Chief of General Staff of Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Bagheri said that enemies' will pay heavy price if they take any measure to stop Iran’s oil export in the region .

Speaking in a meeting held in the presence of Navy commanders of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), he stated, “US army and other foreign forces in the Middle East region are well aware of this issue that if they make the slightest mistake in the region, they will pay a heavy price.”

He reiterated that enemy will suffer heavy losses if Iran’s oil export is halted in the Strait of Hormuz.

Once Iranian oil is not exported from the Strait of Hormuz, there will be no security for others and no other oil will be exported from this strategic area, Bagheri emphasized.

Bagheri pointed to the presence of US Naval Forces in the Persian Gulf and reiterated, “movements of US forces in the Persian Gulf is monitored closely and if any move is made by the US forces, contrary to the international law, their act will be prevented harshly.”

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