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January 23, 2012 11:47 am

Iranian Lawmakers Respond to EU Embargo With More Threats

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Map of Strait of Hormuz. Photo: wiki commons.

Sky News – The EU has formally agreed to an Iranian oil embargo  – but a senior Iranian official has responded with defiance, saying the country “will definitely” close the Strait of Hormuz.

To protect Europe’s economy, struggling with a two-year-old debt crisis, foreign ministers agreed to delay full implementation of the oil embargo until July 1, an EU diplomat said.

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