Published to TLB from The Daily Sheeple
Contributed by RT.com.
Editor’s Note: Considering how much the establishment is clamoring for war with Iran and has been for years now, does this incident here remind anyone else of the Gulf of Tonkin false flag?
Tehran has officially denied that its Revolutionary Guards’ patrol vessel launched rockets in imminent proximity to the USS Harry S. Truman and its convoy entering the Persian Gulf, calling the allegation an act of “psychological warfare.”
On Tuesday, reports emerged that last Saturday the US aircraft carrier was intimidated after missiles were launched by an Iranian patrol vessel on a parallel course with the American naval convoy.
“The naval forces of the Guards have not had any exercises in the Strait of Hormuz during the past week and the period claimed by the Americans, for them to have launched missiles and rockets,” Reuters quoted Revolutionary Guards spokesman Ramezan Sharif as saying.
‘Provocative’: US military fume after Iran test-fires missile 1.3km away from USS Truman https://t.co/jSE82wEfbV pic.twitter.com/zUDG7BH74i
— RT (@RT_com) December 30, 2015
The alleged dangerous missile launch was reported by NBC News, which cited two unnamed US military officials as saying that the USS Harry S. Truman was about 1,400 meters away from the Iranian vessels, which launched two missiles as part of naval exercises.
“The publication of such false news under the present circumstances is akin to psychological warfare,” Sharif said.
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