Iran Speech Essay

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Reba Jones
Mrs. Verba
Intl Relations
Iran Speech Good morning my fellow delegates. The republic of Iran is a country in western Asia. It is home to one of the oldest civilizations dating back to 3200 B.C. Iran is a major regional and middle power, exerting considerable influence on international energy security and the world economy through its large reserves of fossil fuels, which include the second largest natural gas supply in the world and the fourth-largest proven petroleum reserves. Luckily my country doesn’t experience a lot of armed robbery but piracy is a huge problem for us and is very detrimental to our economy .The oil and natural gas business is a major commodity for my country and it brings in a lot of revenue. To know that our vessels are being threatened every time they sail through the Gulf of Aden only intensifies our fight against piracy. The majority of the attacks have taken place at the Gulf of Aden which links the( Medditerrian sea , Indian ocean and the Suez Canal together)which is the fastest way for counties vessels go to Europe ,Asia and the Americas. Iran has been fighting the Somialin pirates since 2005. Our Iranian Navy and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have been on the seas guarding ships for years now . Other organizations like the UN decided on September 13,2013 they will “Renews Action to Fight Piracy off Somali Coast, Calling for Deployment of Vessels, Arms, and Military Aircraft”, the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia (CGPCS) was created in 2008 to have all the countries affected come up with a plan to get rid of piracy. Obviously countries and organizations efforts have significantly decreased piracy off the Gulf of Aden , but piracy will continue to persist because we did not decimate the root of what is causing piracy. My country figured that these pirates steal because in their country