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The commander of Iran’s Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has warned that the force’s downing of a US spy drone over the southern parts of the country is a “clear message” that Tehran, while not seeking war, is completely ready to fight one.
The secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council says there will not be any military confrontation between Iran and the United States.
Iran’s defence minister has dismissed as “undocumented” a video released by the US military which allegedly shows an Iranian boat removing what the US calls “a mine” from the two oil tankers recently hit by explosions in the Sea of Oman.
Chief-Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami has dismissed the anti-Iran accusations levelled by the US regarding the recent oil tanker attacks in the Sea of Oman, saying that Americans are accustomed to telling such lies.
Iran’s First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri has described the Islamic Republic as the country that has preserved the security of the region, saying that the recent oil tanker attacks were carried out when Iran was not present in the Persian Gulf.
Iran's top general has dismissed allegations that Tehran was behind attacks on two oil tankers in the Sea of Oman, saying the country would have bravely claimed responsibility if it had carried out the attacks.
Iran’s Parliament speaker says the “suspicious” attacks on two oil tankers in the Sea of Oman could be staged by the US as the country has a history of carrying out such false flag operations.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was in Tehran, meeting the highest-ranking Iranian official in an historic visit, when two oil tankers – one of them belonging to Japan – were attacked in the Sea of Oman.