Iran's decision to remove two of its boats indicated the rogue nation was de-escalating its nuclear program, CIA's Chief of Station Daniel Hoffman said on Saturday.
Hoffman told "America's News HQ" that removal was "an encouraging sign." Foreign Minister [Mohammad Javad] Zarif has stated that Iran has no interest whatsoever in the United States, "he added Leland Vittert.
Hoffman responding to news that Iran unloaded these missiles from boats sailing in Iranian waters. Iran and the United States faced rising tensions in May as Iran loosened its compliance with the nuclear deal and appeared to target US. commercial interests in the region.
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The US, having already angered Iran after abandoning the nuclear deal, slapped additional Iran's military.
Referring to the US Hoffman said, "This is a clear message of deterrence to Iran."
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"If you take a shot at us with one He hopes that he will not return to the Gulf of Persian Gulf, he said. "His comments have been echoed by President Donald Trump."
Who warned that Iran would "suffer greatly" if they acted up in the region. "We want to see what happens to Iran." If they do anything, it'll be a big mistake, "he said.