Qaboos talks down risk of Iran closing Hormuz

Issue 917 - 09 Feb 2012 | 2 minute read

Sultan Qaboos Bin Said Al Said gave a rare interview to the western media in late January, choosing Fox News to put forward his message that Iran is far from seeking war with Washington. Qaboos has given occasional interviews to Kuwaiti media in the past decade but, according to Fox News, his four-hour discussion with journalist Judith Miller was the first in-depth interview with a US reporter since 1997.

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