Map: Strait of Hormuz
Iran's top naval commander, Habibollah Sayyari, told Iran's English-language Press TV on Wednesday that closing the Persian Gulf to oil tanker traffic at the Strait of Hormuz would be "easier than drinking a glass of water." Return to story
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