EMP threat? Iran to send warships near U.S. coast
Iranian Rear Adm. Habibollah Sayyari warned that his country programs to station ships in the vicinity of the U.S. sea borders in a move that would dramatically heighten tensions in between the two countries, Reuters reported.
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“Like the arrogant powers that are current in the vicinity of our marine borders, we will also have a effective presence close to American marine borders,” Sayyari, the head of the Iranian navy, said, according to the official IRNA reports agency.
Sayyari mentioned Iran programs to have a significant existence in international waters.
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Iran raised the prospect on Tuesday of sending military ships close to the United States' Atlantic coast, in what would be a major escalation of tensions between the long-standing adversaries. "Like the arrogant powers that are present near our marine borders, we will also have a powerful presence close to American marine borders," the head of the...
( via politico.com )
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