The President has announced that he has instructed the Navy to “destroy” any Iranian Ships that are harassing U.S. in the Gulf region. The announcement comes amid escalating tensions in the region.
“I have instructed the United States Navy to shoot down and destroy any and all Iranian gunboats if they harass our ships at sea,” Trump tweeted.
The Navy reported that last week during warship exercises in international waters 11 Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Navy vessels, harassed the six U.S. ships.
A week earlier Iranian soldiers stormed a tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, however they quickly left after discovering the vessel was from China.
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