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Iran Shoots Down US Spy Drone
Tensions between the US and Iran have reached fever pitch recently following confirmation that Iran shot down a US spy drone last week. Iran stated that the drone had been shot-down due to flying through Iranian airspace. However, the US military has reportedly claimed that the drone had, in fact, been flying through international waters in the Strait of Hormuz. This attack comes just weeks after the US also accused Iran of attacking Saudi oil tankers in the area. This resulted in the US deploying warships and troops to the region.
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Tehran Pushes Back
Commenting on the event, the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Commander Hossein Salami said:
“The downing of the American drone was a clear message to America … our borders are Iran’s red line and we will react strongly against any aggression … Iran is not seeking war with any country...
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