30 July, 2017
A U.S. aircraft carrier "flew a helicopter near the Resalat oil and gas platform and approached the IRGC's ships", IRGC Navy said in a statement, adding that the United States also resorted to shooting flares to warn the Iranian side. US Navy ships left the area following the encounter.
The confrontation occurred just three days after a similar face-off involving the USS Thunderbolt.
The US warships later warned the IRGC forces and flew a helicopter, which approached the Iranian boats, the statement added. The Iranian ships then started firing rounds into the water, away from the US ships.
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The sanctions were prompted by the Muslim country's failed missile launch Thursday, which was believed to be part of a Tehran government plan to create an intercontinental missile capable of carrying nuclear weapons.
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Tehran and Washington have had no diplomatic relations since 1979 when Iranian militant students stormed the USA embassy and took 52 American hostages for 444 days.