Iran denied Trump statement that U.S. Navy destroyed its drone
Iran on Friday denied Donald Trump’s statement that the U.S. Navy has destroyed its drones, claiming each one of its planes is safe, yet there was no sign of a significant Gulf rise despite fears both sides could goof right into battle.
“As well as there is no record of any functional action by USS Fighter.”
In the current event to check nerves around the critical river, Trump stated on Thursday the drone had flown to within 1,000 yards (914 meters) of the U.S. battleship Fighter in an “intriguing and also aggressive activity” as well as had ignored several phone call to stand down.
A UNITED STATE official, talking on condition of privacy, said the drone on Thursday was dropped through electronic jamming.
“All the Iranian drones in the Persian Gulf and also the Strait of Hormuz returned safely to their bases after their mission of identification and control,” Abolfazl Shekarchi, a senior armed forces spokesperson, stating to the semi-official Tasnim news agency.