Photo released by the U.S. Air Force of a RQ-4 Global Hawk on the tarmac of Al-Dhafra Air Base near Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Airman 1st Class D. Blake, Browning/U.S. Air Force via AP)
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An Iranian military spokesman said on Monday that Tehran allow to simmer in the position to shoot down American drones as the tensions between the two countries, according to a report from the country.
In the back. Permissible Hossein Khanzadi, Iran’s Navy chief, said Iran can deliver a “crushing response … and the enemy knows it,” according to the semi-official Tasnim news agency.
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Trump called out military strikes against Tehran, after the Iranians shot down a US drone surveillance, that was worth over $100 million.
Iran claimed the drone flew over its airspace to the time of the shooting. Washington insisted that the drone was over international waters.
In an interview on NBC’s “Meet The Press” Trump said that he did not think that the potential loss of life was in Iran it is “proportionate to the shooting down of an unmanned drone.”
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Instead of a military attack, the President noted that his government is planning to ratchet up the already strong sanctions against Iran. Trump is ready for the announcement of new sanctions against the country on Monday.
Trump expressed his willingness to open talks with Iranian officials without any preconditions, not to say that he does not want a war with the Islamic Republic, but when it comes to an armed conflict it will be, “the destruction, as you have never seen before.”
The Associated Press and Fox News’ Andrew O’reilly contributed to this report.