Iran says it could close Strait of Hormuz, but doesn't want to

Iran could close the Strait of Hormuz, halting worldwide oil trade, but it does not want to do so, said the country's foreign minister in an interview with Bloomberg Wednesday.

Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran's foreign minister, says he does not want to close the Strait of Hormuz but that Iran is capable of doing so. Photo: EVGENIA NOVOZHENINA/REUTERS / X90209

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