Karbala / NINA / Muhammad al-Hindawi, of Fadhila Party (the virtue) said ,that Iran's threat to close the Strait of Hormuz is just a pressure.
He told / NINA / today " we were in a visit to Iran and they assured us, that they do not want to close the Strait of Hormuz," believing that " the Iranians will not close it, because 40% of the world's oil passes through the strait, and we told them that the first affected by the of closure is Iraq. "
Hindawi said that "Iraq depends economically on its oil by 94% and they confirmed that is just a pressure due to the pressure they are exposed."
The majority of Iranian parliament voted two days before on a decision, which binds the Iranian government to close the Strait of Hormuz in the event that a military strike against Iran is carried out by America or Israel. / End