Iran speedboats ‘intercepted US Navy’ in Gulf: Iran state TV

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Al-Araby

Iran’s state TV reported on Thursday that speedboats belonging to the country’s Revolutionary Guards have intercepted a US vessel in the Persian Gulf. A US Navy spokesman said he was not aware of any such encounter at sea over the past days. The region remains on edge over Iran’s escalating nuclear programme. Talks in Vienna to revive Tehran’s now-tattered 2015 accord with world powers have stalled since June, with no date set for their resumption. Thursday’s Iranian report aired footage that the broadcaster said was filmed from one of the Guard speedboats. It shows a vessel with the US flag a…

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