08 Aug '18, 11pm

Iran navy exercise was a message to US on sanctions, says top US commander in Mideast

WASHINGTON — An Iranian naval exercise involving at least 100 small boats in and around the Strait of Hormuz last week was meant as a message to the U.S. for re-imposing economic sanctions on Tehran, the top U.S. commander in the Middle East said Wednesday. Gen. Joseph Votel, head of U.S. Central Command, told Pentagon reporters that Iran was showcasing its military capabilities , amid recent threats by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to close off the strait . "It's pretty clear to us that they were trying to use that exercise to send a message to us that, as we approach the period for the sanctions here, they had some capabilities," said Votel. No harassment of US ships by Iran despite nuclear deal demise, says Navy’s top officer Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson said the Navy remains on guard and wary of Iran in the Persian Gulf despite no recent signs of u...

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