Germany has made it clear that Berlin will not be joining a U.S.-led naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz to counter Iranian aggression.
Iran’s foreign minister said his nation will no longer tolerate “maritime offenses” in the Persian Gulf. Mohammad Javad Zarif made the statement during a news conference Monday, just one day after Iran seized an Iraqi oil tanker near the Strait of Hormuz for allegedly smuggling fuel.
Iran claims its ready to take another step away from the conditions set in the 2015 nuclear deal. Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced Saturday the country will take it’s third step, to reduce compliance with the deal, but didn’t elaborate on what the actions would be. Zarif claims the moves was in response to the pact not being implemented by “others.”
The Ayatollah regime is making new threats against the U.S. and its allies in the face of tougher sanctions and military tensions in the Persian Gulf. One America’s Kristian Rouz looks into the matter.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently stressed the importance of maintaining pressure on Iran amid rising tensions with the Middle Eastern country.
Iran is threatening more terror attacks, and is building an international coalition against the U.S. and Britain. This comes after the U.K. demanded that the Ayatollah regime release a seized oil tanker. One America’s Kristian Rouz has more.
Iran stoked the fires of aggression in the Strait of Hormuz by seizing two British oil tankers late Friday. One America’s Chanel Rion has more from the White House.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declined to provide a deadline to revoke the remaining waivers for Iran’s trading partners.
President Trump recently disputed claims from Iran, saying there is “no doubt” the U.S. Navy shot down an Iranian drone.