Joint Command of the United States Armed Forces The Middle Eastknown as central commandannounced today that the ship from Revolutionary Guards Iran approached the US Navy ships at a distance of less than 150 meters Strait of Hormuz.
The US Central Command announcement states that the incident occurred on Monday in international waters, and confirms that tension has been eased with audible warnings and Non-lethal laser use.
“The actions of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard constitute violation of international standards for Safe navigationWhich increases the risk of miscalculation and collision.”
An Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy patrol boat reacted in an unsafe and unprofessional manner as US Navy ships transited the Strait of Hormuz, on the evening of December 5th. @employee https://t.co/f0c1OmXA3z pic.twitter.com/bVylQdhtB0
– US Central Command (CENTCOM) December 6, 2022
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