Any external presence in Gulf 'source of insecurity' for Iran - Zarif

11 Août, 2019, 14:08 | Auteur: Anatole Charbonneau
  • Any external presence in Gulf 'source of insecurity' for Iran - Zarif

Iran has also warned about Israel's presence in the Persian Gulf and said the regime and its American ally will be responsible for any consequences resulting from the US' so-called maritime coalition in the region. President Donald Trump claimed the USA warship took out an Iranian drone about a month after the Revolutionary Guards shot down a US drone in the Persian Gulf region.

Traffic through the Strait has become the focus for a standoff between Iran and the United States after President Donald Trump previous year quit a 2015 nuclear pact and reimposed sanctions on Tehran.

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration, Iran is upping the ante in its confrontation with the West, tricking oil tankers into thinking Iranian vessels are U.S. and British warships and prompting them to enter Iranian waters, where they can be seized. Tehran denied the allegation, accusing the United Kingdom of acting at the behest of the USA and demanding the immediate release of the ship.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Twitter on Friday that any military presence in the Gulf from outside the region would be a "source of insecurity" for Iran, and Tehran would act to safeguard its security. If a U.S. flag commercial vessel suspects it is being hailed from a source falsely claiming to be a U.S. or coalition naval vessel, the U.S. Fifth Fleet Battle Watch should be immediately informed ...

"Some U.S. allies in the region were encouraging America to wage war, but they realized that the war with Iran would threaten their political systems, so they were silent", Salami said during a speech Thursday in the western city of Kermanshah.

Tensions have soared in the region, with drones downed and tankers mysteriously attacked in Gulf waters.

Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish closed after cable collapse
RCMP are requesting that people stay away from the area, including nearby outdoor trails, and the gondola remains closed. The Sea to Sky operator, meanwhile, says that the gondola is closed "for the foreseeable future".

El Paso crowd decries racism week after mass shooting
He reportedly got out of his vehicle with his hands in the air and told police, "I'm the shooter". Her family say they had been waiting for her in the Walmart auto park when she was killed.

William Hill profits plunge as FOTB crackdown dents sales
The boss of William Hill has ruled out further betting shop closures as a result of a crackdown on fixed-odds betting terminals ( FOBT ).

Last month, IRGC forces seized the British-flagged Stena Impero and its multinational crew, accusing them of failing to observe worldwide maritime law.

The official said the Iranian jammers have no effect on US military warships and aircraft.

Israeli officials are now refusing to comment on reports of the country's involvement in the coalition.

Members of the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Islamist terror group Hamas, take part in a march in Gaza City, July 25, 2019.

He then stressed Iran's serious resolve to deepen bilateral cooperation with Nicaragua in various fields, including trade, industry, energy, agriculture and finance.

It was not immediately clear if the offer was strictly conditioned on the intelligence provided by the terror groups.

Conseillé:



Populaire

"Le Roi Lion" règne toujours sur le box-office en France
De quoi dépasser le précédent record, détenu par " Avengers: Endgame " avec 6,8 millions d'entrées . Pour un total de 349 000 en quinze jours.

Equinox & SoulCycle Distance Themselves From Presidential Campaign Fundraiser
Tickets to the event will target wealthier donors, with prices ranging from United States dollars 5,600 to USD 250,000. Ross defended himself by saying: "I always have been an active participant in the democratic process".

France : l'emploi salarié a progressé de 0,3% au deuxième trimestre
Ce sont les salaires dans l'industrie qui progressent le plus (+ 0,7 %). Les créations d'emploi dans le secteur privé ont ralenti en France.

EasyJet Passenger Pictured Sitting On Plane Seat With No Back
They responded to the user on Twitter , asking him to remove the photograph and message them directly about the incident. In a response to questions by Business Insider , EasyJet said that the seats were not in use and were awaiting fix .

Walmart to pull violent video game signs, still sell guns
Walmart doesn't specify or single out any particular game, instead asking its employees to "use [their] best judgment". Walmart did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Warren's tweets .

The Beatles' 'Abbey Road' Expanded For 50th Anniversary
Naming the album after the nearby Abbey Road studio was an impromptu decision, Sir Paul McCartney previously told "60 Minutes ". And that iconic cover captures the moment they had " Come Together " for the final time.

How Todrick Hill Got Taylor Swift to Finally Talk About LGBTQ Rights
Back in 2009, West stated during the MTV Video Music Awards that Swift didn't deserve the Best Female Video award. "I get the singles, a lot of people know us from the singles, but when you dig deep, there's depth" she said.

Elderly man kills wife, then himself over health care costs
Wednesday and told the dispatcher that he planned to shoot himself, the Whatcom County Sheriff's Office said in a statement. Goldfogel said both died as a result of gunshot wounds inflicted using a small caliber semi-automatic handgun.

F1: Hamilton hunts down Verstappen to win in Hungary
I didn't know if I could overhaul a 19 second gap. "But you drove your heart out", team boss Christian Horner told the youngster. He would have finished as best-of-the-rest in Britain if Sebastian Vettel had not careened into him.

Attorney general ‘appalled’ over Epstein’s death, announces investigation
However, federal prosecutors said in a statement on August 10 that their office will continue probing into the Epstein case. Epstein's alleged victims expressed anger and frustration that he will no longer face a reckoning before the law.