Iran on Friday denied that the US took down one among their drones within the Strait of Hormuz, as President Trump had mentioned hours earlier.
“We’ve not misplaced any drone within the Strait of Hormuz nor anyplace else,” Deputy International Minister Abbas Araghchi tweeted.
Additionally, International Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who’s in New York for U.N. conferences, mentioned there’s “no details about shedding a drone.”
President Donald Trump on Thursday mentioned the united statesBoxer took defensive motion after an Iranian drone closed to the warship.
“The Boxer took defensive motion towards an Iranian drone which had closed into a really, very close to distance, roughly 1,000 yards, ignoring a number of calls to face down, and was threatening the protection of the ship and the ship’s crew,” Trump mentioned on the White Home.
“The drone was instantly destroyed. This was the newest of many hostile and provocative actions by Iran towards vessels working in worldwide waters.”
CNN reported that the unmanned craft was downed by digital jamming.
The US, Trump added, “calls on all nations to sentence Iran’s makes an attempt to disrupt freedom of navigation and world commerce.”