Recent attacks on a number of vessels and the seizure of a British- registered tanker undermine the right of transit passage and threaten the maritime security of all ships passing through the Strait
of Hormuz, a report said.
Held in Kaohsiung, the candidates detailed their plans for the country in the areas of constitutional politics, diplomacy, cross-Taiwan Strait
affairs and national security.
It noted that Saudi Arabia's East-West pipeline system transports crude from the oil-rich Eastern province to the port of Yanbu on the Red Sea and the UAE's Habshan-Fujairah pipeline bypasses the Strait
of Hormuz by connecting the oil fields in Abu Dhabi to the export terminal in Fujairah.
"The Islamic Republic of Iran underlines the security of the Strait
of Hormuz as a lifeline for the supply and transit of global energy, so long as the Iranian nation's interests are secured through the important and vital strait
," Mousavi said on Friday.
Iran likes to threaten that it will close the Strait
of Hormuz if it is not allowed to export any crude, thus stopping Arab states across the Persian Gulf from exporting through the Strait
Of course this isn't the first time Iran has used its stronghold on the Strait
of Hormuz as a threat.
is a body of water separating the islands of Negros and Cebu.
that are taken on both sides of the Taiwan Strait
to try to reduce tensions and improve cross-Strait relations," White House spokesman Josh Earnest told a daily news briefing.
Summary: Nearly 40 percent of global maritime trade is estimated to pass through the Bab al-Mandab strait
, much of it on its way to and from Suez Canal.
Upon the closing of the transaction and at the effective time of the amalgamation, Newco and Montan will amalgamate to form a single subsidiary of Strait
will acquire all of the issued and outstanding securities of Montan from the shareholders of Montan in exchange for the issuance of 8m post-consolidation Strait
common shares at the rate of one Strait
common share for each one Montan common share.
M2 EQUITYBITES-January 7, 2015-Montan Capital, Strait
Minerals Ink Amalgamation Pact