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Iran Is Now Claiming Donald Trump Is Lying About Strait Of Hormuz Drone

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

Iran has denied President Donald Trump 's statement that a US warship destroyed an Iranian drone near the Persian Gulf after it threatened the ship. The incident marks a new escalation of tensions between the countries less than a month after Iran downed an American drone in the same area and Trump came close to retaliating with a military strike. “We have not lost any drone in the Strait of Hormuz nor anywhere else,” tweeted deputy foreign minister Abbas Araghchi. He added: “I am worried that USS Boxer has shot down their own UAS by mistake!” We have not lost any drone in the Strait of...
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Trump says US ship downed Iran drone but Tehran denies it

Trump says US ship downed Iran drone but Tehran denies it

1 month ago   |   By Energy Voice

President Donald Trump said the U.S. “immediately destroyed” an Iranian drone that approached the USS Boxer near the Strait of Hormuz, though officials in Tehran denied losing one.
The drone was a threat to the amphibious assault ship and its crew, Trump said at the White House on Thursday, in the the latest sign of escalating military tensions around the critical oil chokepoint. The president said he's calling “on other nations to protect their ships as they go through the Strait.”
“The Boxer took defensive action against an Iranian drone which had closed into a very, very near distance...
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Donald Trump says US has destroyed Iranian drone

Donald Trump says US has destroyed Iranian drone

1 month ago   |   By The Week

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Development comes as tensions grow between the two countries
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Friday, July 19, 2019 - 6:31am
The US says that one of its warships brought down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz.
As tensions grow between the two countries, Donald Trump announced that the USS Boxer, an amphibious assault ship, “destroyed” the drone which came within 1,000 yards of the warship and ignored several calls to stand down.
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