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December 31, 2015 11:29 am

Iran Denies Firing Rockets Near US Warships in Strait of Hormuz

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A map of the Strait of Hormuz. Iran denies claims that it conducted a live-fire exercise nearby the USS Harry S. Truman as it was crossing international waters in the Strait of Hormuz. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

A map of the Strait of Hormuz. Iran denies claims that it conducted a live-fire exercise nearby the USS Harry S. Truman as it was crossing international waters in the Strait of Hormuz. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Iran on Thursday denied U.S. accusations of launching a provocative rocket test last week near Western warships in the Strait of Hormuz, dismissing the claim as “psychological warfare” against the Islamic Republic.

Gen. Ramezan Sharif, a Revolutionary Guard spokesman, said his forces didn’t carry out any drills in the key Persian Gulf waterway.

Read full story at The Associated Press.

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  • E Pluribus Wombat

    Obama will relinquish any role in the Straits of Hormuz soon by turning it over to sole Iranian control. This is to assist Iran in raising the price of oil astronomically. Which, we can all agree is something Obama would like to see so it relieves him of any direct responsibility for handing them billions and billions of dollars.

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