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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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