In recent weeks, Persian Gulf has experienced very perilous days because of the U.S. forces, deployed on the warships and frigates in the region.
A senior Iranian military commander says Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) is closely monitoring the movements of U.S. troops in the region.
Supreme Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution says Iran has a key role in keeping the security of the Persian Gulf, and the presence of extra-regional forces threatens any initiative that could benefit the people of the region.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei highlighted the key role that Iran plays in maintaining security in the Persian Gulf, saying the presence of foreigners jeopardizes any initiative that could benefit regional people.
President Hassan Rouhani has underlined that the body of water to the south of Iran has been, and will always remain the “Persian Gulf” forever, not “Washington” Gulf or “New York” Gulf.
Iran on Tuesday is marking the National Persian Gulf Day, which is the anniversary of the victory over Portuguese troops during a war in the Persian Gulf in 1622.
Envoys of Iran and Oman exchanged their views on the latest regional and international developments as well as the spread of coronavirus, known as COVID-19.
The highest-ranking diplomats of Iran and the United Arab Emirates discussed the latest regional developments in a telephone conversation.
The spokesman for Iran’s administration warned the US that it will be held accountable for the consequences of adventurism in the region.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reminded Washington that American forces “have no business 7,000 miles away from home” and are provoking Iranian sailors in the Persian Gulf.