Kido told reporters in the UAE emirate of Fujairah that the USA military had recovered "biometric information" of the assailants on the Kokuka Courageous including fingerprints. Trump said the agreement did not do enough to prevent Iran from gaining nuclear weapons or developing missiles. Although it remains unclear who was responsible for the attacks, the USA has put the blame on Iran, which, in turn, has denied the allegations.
Iran's state-run IRNA news agency, citing the Guard, identified the drone as an RQ-4 Global Hawk. Recently, country's Secretary of State Michael Pompeo confirmed the approval of Dollars 8.1 billion in arms transfers to Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates amid hostilities with Iran.
"I find it hard to believe it was intentional", Trump said at the White House in comments that appeared to downplay the incident, despite soaring tension in the strategic Strait of Hormuz area. Although he said Iran "made a very big mistake", Mr. Trump didn't immediately indicate what response the US might make.
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The US blames Iran for the attack on the ships, which Tehran denies.
Morgan blasts 17 sixes in record-breaking innings
In England's top four, only James Vince (26), replacing the injured Jason Roy in the playing XI, missed out on a half-century. He was out to the very next ball, going down the ground again but this time falling short, with Rahmat Shah taking the catch.
IRGC commander-in-chief Maj-Gen Hussein Salami said the downing of the drone sent a "clear message to America" that Iran's borders were its "red line".
Tensions between the United States and Iran escalated further as both sides confirmed that Iran shot down a USA military drone today, aggravating worries of a direct conflict between the long-time adversaries.
Navy Captain Bill Urban, a spokesman for the United States military Central Command told the Reuters news agency that "no U.S. aircraft were operating in Iranian airspace today" but declined to comment further.
While Iran has continued complying with the agreement for the last 12 months, the United States has slowly reapplied sanctions it had lifted in return for Iran limiting the scope of its nuclear programme.
Meanwhile, Iran-backed Huthi rebels in Yemen claimed they had struck a power station in Al-Shuqaiq city in Saudi Arabia's Jizan Province with a cruise missile.
The Russian President, a close ally of the regime in Tehran, said any use of force by Washington would lead to a surge of violence in the region - the costs of which would be "difficult to calculate".