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Watch: Iran caught lying, firing rockets right next to US warships in the area

After Iran claims the US was engaging in ‘psychological warfare’ by reporting provocative rocket test, US Navy goes to the tapes.

By Ari Yashar

Iran last Thursday denied that its navy launched rockets in the Strait of Hormuz right next to American warships in what the US condemned as a shocking provocation, but Tehran was caught in its lie on Saturday when the US Navy released footage from the event.

According to the Navy, the video shows Iranian Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) ships shooting off rockets right near Western warships and commercial traffic in the strategic waters late last month.

A US military official said early last week that the rocket firing was part of a test which took place near three Western warships, including the USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier. The official added that the US viewed the event as “highly provocative.”

But IRGC spokesperson Ramezan Sharif last Thursday denied the incident even took place, saying, “the naval forces of the Guards have not had any exercises in the Strait of Hormuz during the past week and the period claimed by the Americans for them to have launched missiles and rockets.”

“The publication of such false news


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