Iran promises to send warships to Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic Ocean

(Worthy News) – Iran’s new naval commander has vowed to send warships to America’s backyard.

Rear Adm. Hossein Khanzadi said plans were being drawn up for vessels to be deployed to the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean “in the near future.” They would also visit South American countries, he added.

Tehran has long complained about U.S. ships being based in the Persian Gulf.

Speaking at his first press conference since being appointed, Khanzadi promised his navy would “wave the flag of our country in the Gulf of Mexico.” [ Source: NBC News (Read More…) ]