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Iran says US Navy fired warning flares at its vessels

Iran says US Navy fired warning flares at its vessels

"16 pm local Friday, the aircraft carrier Nimitz and the ships accompanying us, who were under the supervision of the frigates, iranian-equipped missiles in the near zone of the oil field Ressalat (in the central region of the Gulf, ed), have made take-off a helicopter to approach the vessels of the Guardians of the revolution", says the press release.

The incident comes after a US Navy patrol boat fired warning shots on Tuesday near an Iranian vessel that American sailors said came dangerously close to them during a tense encounter. The aircraft carrier flew a.

The officials said the Iranian boat is believed to have been operated by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.

In a similar incident on Tuesday, the USS Thunderbolt fired warning shots at Iranian navy boats operating in the Persian Gulf.

A USA defense official told NBC News that three Iranian boats were involved and at least one of them had sped toward the USS Princeton, which was part of the Nimitz's carrier strike group.

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Also on Saturday, Iran's parliamentary committee on national security and foreign policy held an urgent meeting with deputy foreign minister and senior negotiator Abbas Araghchi to review measures the country may apply in response to sanctions the US Senate approved on Friday and sent to Trump for signing.

USA military vessels have had approximately 60 unsafe interactions with Iranian ships in the Gulf since 2015, according to US military records.

Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari, delivered an ultimatum to the United States amid new anti-Tehran sanctions. The measure would also apply sanctions to the Revolutionary Guard and enforce an arms embargo.

In a joint statement, they said that Iran's launch was "inconsistent" with a UN Security Council resolution that enshrined the nuclear deal.


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