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Massive Multinational Maneuvers Put Iran on Noticei
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Meredith Buel
September 28, 2012
The United States and more than 30 other countries have conducted the largest ever minesweeping exercise in the Persian Gulf -- where Iran is threatening to block the strategic Strait of Hormuz. The moves come as the U.S. and Israel are again warning that force could be used to stop Tehran from developing a nuclear weapons capability. VOA correspondent Meredith Buel has details from Washington.

Massive Multinational Maneuvers Put Iran on Notice

Meredith Buel

Published September 28, 2012

The United States and more than 30 other countries have conducted the largest ever minesweeping exercise in the Persian Gulf -- where Iran is threatening to block the strategic Strait of Hormuz. The moves come as the U.S. and Israel are again warning that force could be used to stop Tehran from developing a nuclear weapons capability. VOA correspondent Meredith Buel has details from Washington.


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