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Abe denounces attacks on tankers near Strait of Hormuz

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Iran's Revolutionary Guard and Iran's supreme leadership are obviously not on the same wavelength.

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False flag- just an excuse to demonize and attack Iran. The so called video showing someone removing a mine is so blurry that you wouldn't know who it is.

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Even Shinzo doesn't believe the lies from Washington over this ludicrous false flag attack.

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Japan "resolutely denounces" attacks on two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz, regardless of who is responsible for them, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Friday after speaking with U.S. President Donald Trump by phone.

Abe is a weak flunky. He is being bossed around again like that "beautiful letter" he had to write for a Nobel Peace Prize. LOL!

False flag attack! Dump is desperate to get re-elected like Bush Jr., and the chicken-hawks are desperate to control Iranian oil.

Who has a problem with Iran? Russia, Israel and Saudi Arabia

What a coincidence? These are the same countries that Dump has bowed to for personal and political gain.

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Smells like a false flag operation. Why would Iran attack a Japanese ship while hosting PM Abe? It makes no sense. 

There are others in the area however who benefit from US/Iranian tensions.

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Crazy Joe

Who?

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The United States has released footage purportedly showing an Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps patrol boat removing an unexploded mine from the Japanese-operated Kokuka Courageous in the Gulf of Oman, one of the world's most important sea lanes.

All based on a video that has the same picture quality as when the Titanic set sail. I've heard of perps returning to the scene of a crime but Iranians returning to remove an unexploded mine is a conspiracy theory. Grainy video with no boat markings and ghostly looking human figures proves nothing and would not hold up in a court of law.

Seven Reasons To Be Highly Skeptical Of The Gulf Of Oman Incident

https://medium.com/@caityjohnstone/seven-reasons-to-be-highly-skeptical-of-the-gulf-of-oman-incident-48958389f53e

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Trump, Pompeo and Bolton, now there's a trustworthy trio. The rogue state of the USA at it again.

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The crew of the ship witnessed missiles striking their ship which conflicts with the mass media narrative.

The owner of the ship Kokuka Courageous is on record as stating that the damage was well above the ship’s waterline

More information needs to come from the crew to set the record straight.

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Denounce ? Where is collective defense when needed ?

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The pyramid-shaped 'magnetic mine' (before it was removed by the ghostly hooded figures) was placed quite high up on the ship's side, kurisupisu.

'Well above the waterline) does rule out a torpedo, but leaves magnetic mine and/or flying explosive projectile.

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"All based on a video that has the same picture quality as when the Titanic set sail."

A good point. In this day and age of sophisticated digital photography why should this image be "grainy" like ISO 100 film pushed to ISO 3200? Note that digital photography does not have grain; it has noise, which is different. A point and shoot M4/3 camera would produce better results. I must assume than any camera at sea or in the air would have to be digital.

So will the photographer come forward and explain why this photograph is obscured by "grain" and blurs?

This lousy photograph should not start a war.

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Obviously was NOT Iran. Absolutely Nothing to gain, especially while Abe was there. Even the people on the ship are saying the story the Americans are telling is not true. They were hit by a projectile, from above. Abe not condemning the US reports on this issue is literally becoming responsible for any possible war that breaks out.

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Abe denounces attacks on tankers 

Very strongly stated by PM Abe, excellent move. A Summit with Trump needs to be organized as soon as possible, to make sure they are on the same page, and ensure stability and peace.

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Iran and Israel begin with the same first letter.

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Given that my own American leadership lied and got us into the Iraq and Vietnam wars, I am very hesitant to just sit back and trust the current administration's assertions that it was Iran.

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It was probably our Saudi "allies" who attacked the ships. The same "allies" who destroyed the World Trade Center.

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What you expect in this neighborhood on how to respond to unwanted comments?

just get rid or is it edit and be done with?

well may be half the population of this planet knows that JP and US ( nichibe ) are not in favor of, and heavyly support the Saudi side of Arabia.

so Swedish schoolgirls are a nontopic.

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Even Shinzo doesn't believe the lies from Washington over this ludicrous false flag attack.

He didn't say the Iranians are innocent.

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Japan "resolutely denounces" attacks on two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz, regardless of who is responsible for them, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Friday after speaking with U.S. President Donald Trump by phone.

Read between the lines.

The US says it is Iran and the fact he doesn't say it is Iran tell you he doesn't think it is Iran.

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Whomever did this attack, it was a direct assault on Japan and her standing in the world. They timed it to concede with Abe's visit to Tehran, knowing very well its a Japan flagged tanker, just to put Japan in its place.

They are taunting Japan

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Under the Putin dictatorship, Russia depends on oil for over 50% of its exports. So, who stands to gain the most from the rising price of oil on the world market, and who has been known to be doing what Putin wants him to do?

Over here, the price of a gallon of gas went up about one dollar a gallon after Trump put an embargo on Iranian oil. Although the U.S. does not depend on their petroleum, shutting off supplies from Iran raises the cost of oil worldwide.

When Putin and Trump have their secret meetings, with no transcripts, and no reports made to our intelligence community or to Congress, what does Putin tell Trump to do?

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Ganbare Japan!June 15  01:47 pm JST

Very strongly stated by PM Abe, excellent move.

Hardly "excellent" when virtually any other politician would have done exactly the same.

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This is a stab in the back! An attack on a Japanese oil tanker when Japanese PM is meddling in Tehran! You should who stabbed your back, Mr.Abe!

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They are taunting Japan

Of course they are/he is.

It was supposed to be a diplomacy coup, first in over 40 years, objectively to work towards peace/dialogue. Instead AK told him straight to his face, he will never talk to Trump.

IMHO, that's a slap in the face for Abe. The tanker is just cream on top.

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