U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo announced the creation of a coalition to patrol the Strait of Hormuz.


USA creates a coalition to patrol the Strait of Hormuz. About this Secretary of state Mike Pompeo announced in an interview with broadcaster WFTV 9.

According to him, the purpose of the patrol will be the preservation of the trade routes open. “This will be part of the nation from around the world. This deterrent effect,” said the Secretary of state.

Pompeo reminded the position of President Donald trump, who “made clear that the US does not want war with Iran.”

“We just want them to stop terrorist activities around the world… And so we are working to change the behavior of Iran’s leadership”, – he stressed.

We will remind, on July 19 the Islamic revolutionary guards Corps announced the arrest of a British tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz, which allegedly violated international rules.

Britain urged to bypass the Strait of Hormuz

The United States withdrew from the nuclear deal unilaterally in may 2018. Soon Iran refused to fulfill their obligations due to the imposition by Washington of sanctions. The situation in the Persian Gulf escalated to the limit and is on the verge of armed conflict.

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