Friday, July 19, 2019

Iran Denies White House Claims That The U.S. Destroyed An Iranian Drone



MEHR News Agency: Tehran dismisses US claim on downing Iranian drone

“We have not lost any drone in the Strait of Hormuz nor anywhere else. I am worried that USS Boxer has shot down their own UAS by mistake!” Araghchi tweeted on Friday.

US President Donald Trump claimed on Thursday that US navy forces had targeted an Iranian drone, which threatened US warship in Strait of Hormuz.

“The [USS] Boxer took defensive action against an Iranian drone, which had closed into a near distance, approximately 1000 yards, ignoring multiple calls to stand down threatening safety of ship and ship’s crew,” Trump said.

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More News On Iran Denying White House Claims That The U.S. Destroyed An Iranian Drone

Iran military rejects Trump claim of ‘destroying’ Iranian drone -- Tehran Times
Iran denies Trump claim that US destroyed Iranian drone -- AP
Tehran dismisses US claim of destroying Iranian drone -- AFP
Iran denies Trump’s claim that U.S. warship destroyed one of its drones -- The Washington Post
Iran's Guards say they will release images to disprove U.S. claim that drone shot down -- Reuters
Iran says it will release photos to prove drone not downed by US -- Times of Israel
Maybe the U.S. shot down its own drone, jokes Iranian minister -- Jerusalem Post
Iran says U.S. may have shot down its own drone by mistake -- USA Today

3 comments:

Bob Huntley said...

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Anonymous said...

Iranians are lying sacks of shit

Mike Feldhake said...

What is the value of this story anyway?