In the United States announced a naval blockade of Russia
The US can, if necessary, to make a naval blockade of Russia, to prevent the supply of energy in the Middle East.
MOSCOW, 30 Sep — RIA Novosti. USA. This statement was made by the Minister of internal Affairs of the United States Ryan Zinke, speaking at an industrial event in the U.S. city of Pittsburgh, reports the Washington Examiner.
“We have the opportunity, thanks to the Navy to ensure that sea lanes of communication will remain open and, if necessary, to block them to Russian energy is not received on the market,” said Zinke.
In addition, the American Minister stated that the only source of income for the Russian economy is the sale of energy. Russia is pursuing an active policy in the middle East, because it wants to sell its oil and gas as it does in Europe, he explained.
Zinke also said that the situation with Iran is very similar to the situation with Russia, saying that there are two solutions to these issues.
“There is a military option, which I would prefer not to use it. Is an economic option, which is to exert pressure and to displace their energy. We are able to do it, because the US is the largest producer of oil and gas,” concluded Zinke.