EMP threat? Iran to send warships near U.S. coast

Sayyari Iran Borders Head

Iran options to ship military ships around the Atlantic coast of the United States, but presented no timeline or facts on the “powerful presence” its naval head promised would be deployed.

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 ( via politico.com ).