According to reports, an Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessel harassed two US Coast Guard vessels in the waters of the Persian Gulf“The Wall Street Journal” (The Wall Street Journal) published an article on Monday cited sources from the U.S. Navy.
The incident occurred on April 2Just like Washington and Tehran announced the start of negotiations to re-include the United States in the 2015 nuclear agreement.
Three fast assault boats and a 55-meter double hull support boat Harassing U.S. vessels patrolling in international waters According to sources, this is in the southern part of the Persian Gulf.
The larger ship passed in front of the two American ships “Monomoy” and “Wrangell”, Until they were only 65 meters apart, forcing US warships to conduct defensive exercises to avoid collisions.
During the incident, American ships issued several warnings, Lasted about three hours. Commander Rebecca Ribaric, spokesperson for the Fifth Fleet, explained that the Iranian ship replied to radio communications, but the dangerous maneuvers continued.