Iranian Commander: US Navy ship changed course towards ships on Saturday

By REUTERS
March 8, 2017 10:33
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BEIRUT - A US Navy ship changed course in the Hormuz Strait on Saturday towards Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessels, a guards commander was quoted as saying on Tuesday while issuing a warning.

"The unprofessional actions of the Americans can have irreversible consequences," Mehdi Hashemi was quoted as saying by the Fars news agency.A US official told Reuters on Monday that multiple fast-attack vessels from the Revolutionary Guard had come within 600 yards (550 meters) of the USNS Invincible, a tracking ship, forcing it to change direction.


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