Iran warns any clash in the Gulf would push oil prices above $100: Fars new


LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. military vessels in the Gulf are within the range of Iranian missiles, a top military aide to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday, warning any clash between the two countries would push oil prices above $100 a barrel.

Yahya Rahim Safavi was quoted as saying by Fars news agency: “The first bullet fired in the Persian Gulf will push oil prices above $100. This would be unbearable to America, Europe and the U.S. allies like Japan and South Korea.”

Reporting by Bozorgmehr Sharafedin; Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky

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