U.S. tells Gulf mariners to stay clear of its warships
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U.S. tells Gulf mariners to stay clear of its warships

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May 20, 2020

In an alert that appeared aimed squarely at Iran, the U.S. Navy issued a warning on Tuesday to mariners in the Gulf to stay 100 meters (yards) away from U.S. warships or risk being “interpreted as a threat and subject to lawful defensive measures.”


New Delhi, 20 May 2020

As per news report of Reuters, the notice to mariners, which was first reported by Reuters, follows U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat last month to fire on any Iranian ships that harass Navy vessels."Armed vessels approaching within 100 meters of a U.S. naval vessel may be interpreted as a threat," according to the text of the notice, which can be seen here.

Source -Reuters


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