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Two features guided missiles destroyers of naval forces of the United States entered the Persian Gulf against the backdrop of worsening relations of the United States and Iran. About it reported on may 16 edition of USNI News.
Ships USS McFaul and USS Gonzalez passed the Strait of Hormuz without any incidents and intervention by forces of the Iranian coastal defense.
Earlier, the Islamic revolutionary guard Corps (IRGC, an elite unit of the Iranian army) said that Tehran is on the brink of full-scale war with the United States, passed the newspaper Al Masdar News. According to one of the commanders, the current time due to the pressure of the enemy — decisive for the history of Iran.
15 may it was reported that the US Army has resulted in a high degree of readiness of its troops in Iraq because of the threat of aggression by Iran.
On the same day, the Iranian authorities officially suspended the execution of certain obligations on the nuclear program, stipulated by the AGREEMENT. Now Tehran might resume uranium enrichment and sell it abroad, and to stop the upgrading of heavy water reactor in Arak. The leadership of the Islamic Republic declared that will go to these steps if other countries parties to the transaction will not achieve the terms of the agreement within 60 days.
It is reported that the reason for this decision to be Iran’s violation of nuclear deal with the United States and U.S. sanctions.
May 14 drones to the Yemeni rebels, the Houthis hit the oil infrastructure of Saudi Arabia. In the preparation of attacks on U.S. allies suspect Iran.
May 13, the Saudi authorities reported damage to two of its oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman shortly after warning US about the threat of attacks on commercial vessels from Iran. According to the preliminary conclusions of the group of experts, this incident also involved the Iranian authorities. The investigation into the attack continues
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