According to a report from Breitbart News, President Trump has announced he has ordered the destruction of Iranian gunboats harassing American ships.
Trump explained his orders on Twitter, “I have instructed the United States Navy to shoot down and destroy any and all Iranian gunboats if they harass our ships at sea.”
I have instructed the United States Navy to shoot down and destroy any and all Iranian gunboats if they harass our ships at sea.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 22, 2020
This comes after alleged ongoing reports of Iranian gunboats harassing American ships in the Persian Gulf.
Last week, 11 Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps gunboats harassed six U.S. Navy warships over and over again.
— U.S. 5th Fleet (@US5thFleet) April 15, 2020
More from Breitbart:
Iran acknowledged their aggressive activity on Sunday, but accused the United States for “unprofessional and provocative actions” without offering any evidence.