A U.S. Coast Guard vessel fired around 30 warning shots after 13 IRGC vessels approached the Strait of Hormuz.
The information was confirmed by the Pentagon on Monday (10) and Published In Reuters. This is the second time in a short time that US military ships have had to fire warning shots at Iranian ships.
The US military is accusing “Al The insecure behavior of the Iranians In the area. ”Pentagon spokesman John Kirby, warning shots fired after Iranian speedboats have arrived 150 yards (450 ft) from six US military ships, including the USS Monterey, which escorted the Georgia guided submarine.
“It is important … and they were acting very aggressively,” he said, adding that the number of Iranian ships was greater than in a similar episode in April.
Makes a spokesperson comment Mention happened in AprilWhen a US military ship fired warning shots after three Iranian Revolutionary Guard ships and another patrol boat approached it in the Gulf.
The negotiations in Vienna
Monday’s incident occurred in the midst of negotiations between world powers and Iran to speed up efforts to bring Washington and Tehran back into compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal.
US officials returned to Vienna last week for a fourth round of indirect talks with Iran on how to resume compliance with the deal.