U.S. SAYS IRAN TESTED ROCKETS 1,500 YARDS FROM AMERICAN CARRIER

THE UNITED STATES ON WEDNESDAY ACCUSED IRAN OF CARRYING OUT ROCKET TESTS NEAR AMERICAN WARSHIPS AND COMMERCIAL TRAFFIC IN THE STRAIT OF HORMUZ LAST WEEK.

THE ACCUSATION RAISES NEW TENSIONS BETWEEN THE TWO NATIONS FOLLOWING A LANDMARK NUCLEAR DEAL TO LIMIT IRAN'S ENRICHMENT OF URANIUM IN EXCHANGE FOR LIFTING ECONOMIC SANCTIONS.

Raines said the Iranian vessels announced over maritime radio that they wouldA carry out a live fire exerciseA 23 minutes beforehand.
The accusation raises new tensions between the two nations following a landmark nuclear deal to limitA Iran's enrichment of uranium in exchange for lifting economic sanctions.
HeA said commercial sea trafficA was nearby at the time.

The United States on Wednesday accused Iran of carrying out rocket tests near American warships and commercial traffic in the Strait of Hormuz last week. The accusation raises new tensions between the two nations following...

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