61095
US Move in Hormuz Strait Denounced
US Move in Hormuz Strait Denounced

US Move in Hormuz Strait Denounced

US Move in Hormuz Strait Denounced

An Islamic Revolution Guards Corps commander dismissed a Monday report by Reuters citing a US official that Iranian vessels forced a US Navy ship to change direction in the Persian Gulf, saying the “unprofessional” behavior of Americans near Iranian waters could have “irreversible consequences.”
“On Saturday, an American ship passing the Strait of Hormuz within a US-British group strayed from the international route and changed direction toward IRGC naval boats. In an unprofessional and dangerous manner, it approached our vessels [and stopped] at a 550-meter distance,” ISNA quoted Mehdi Hashemi, a high-ranking commander of IRGC’s naval forces, as saying on Wednesday.
The narrative contradicts the Reuters report that “multiple IRGC fast-attack vessels came within 600 yards of the USNS Invincible and stopped”.
The Invincible was accompanied by three ships from British Royal Navy.
In recent months, Reuters has published a series of similar reports on alleged “harassment” of US warships in the Persian Gulf by Iranian boats. Hashemi said evidence shows “they want a dangerous situation in this region”, and contrary to their deceptive rhetoric that they are interested in Persian Gulf stability, “they are after creating tensions in this strategic region”.

 

Short URL : https://goo.gl/6jv6yp
  1. https://goo.gl/DAV1ve
  • https://goo.gl/DOHrfX
  • https://goo.gl/U09pK0
  • https://goo.gl/L8zjNW
  • https://goo.gl/B6Jp7N

You can also read ...

Bolton, Netanyahu Discuss Iran
US National Security Adviser John Bolton and Israeli Prime...
Call for Encouraging Expat Investments
As the country is once again challenged with new US sanctions...
Trump Threw Out Huge Progress
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif criticized the current...
Need to Draw on Domestic Capacity for Economic Upliftment
 Europe should accelerate the process aimed at salvaging the...
Pakistan Says Close Ties  a Priority
Pakistan’s newly-appointed Information and Broadcasting...
MPs Underpin Robust Defense Sector
Lawmakers in a statement Monday underlined their strong...
Hajj Offers Opportunity for Harmony, Vigilance
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei...

Add new comment

Read our comment policy before posting your viewpoints

Trending

Googleplus