Naval forces in Gulf warn ships against nearing Iranian waters

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"Amid the current effort to build good will, the US wants to avoid any escalation at all cost," said Middle East expert Andreas Krieg of King's College London.

"Probing Iran" or giving its forces "a pretext to seize vessels will necessitate a US response with great potential for escalation", he told AFP.

"Iran has shown quite a lot of resolve recently to safeguard their territorial integrity including its waters."
Period14 Aug 2023
Held atAgence France Presse


  • Iran
  • Gulf