U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he had instructed the U.S. Navy to destroy any Iranian gunboats if they harass U.S. ships at sea.
“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 in the morning, without providing other details.
Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) on Sunday called for a full withdrawal of all American forces from the Gulf and West Asia.
The U.S. Navy said last week that 11 IRGC Navy vessels “repeatedly conducted dangerous & harassing approaches against U.S. naval ships operating in international waters of the North Arabian Gulf.”
As we wrote today, Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) “successfully” launched the country’s first military satellite into space, details HERE.