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U.S. Navy Says Won’t Tolerate Disruption in Strait of Hormuz

December 29, 2011

Dec. 28 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. won’t tolerate a disruption to shipping in the Strait of Hormuz, according to the Navy.

“The free flow of goods and services through the Strait of Hormuz is vital to regional and global prosperity,” Rebecca Rebarich, a Navy spokeswoman, said in an e-mail. “Any disruption will not be tolerated.”

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