Iran ensures safety of oil tankers in Persian Gulf: Shamkhani

A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic’s military presence in the Persian Gulf ensures the safety of oil tankers in this strategic region.
“Iran’s military presence in the Persian Gulf has provided and guaranteed security and prepared the grounds for the expansion of trade and secure passage of oil tankers,” Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani said on Tuesday.
He further added that the military might and achievements of the naval forces of Iran’s Army as well as the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have been pivotal in protecting the country’s borders.
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