Iran Digest Week of July 12 - July 19

Iran Digest Week of July 12 - July 19

US-Iran Relations

Iran, US clash over claim that US downed Iranian drone

Iran and the United States emphatically disagreed Friday over Washington’s claim that a U.S. warship downed an Iranian drone near the Persian Gulf. American officials said they used electronic jamming to bring down the unmanned aircraft, while Iran said it simply didn’t happen.

Neither side provided evidence to prove its claim.

At the White House on Friday, President Donald Trump said flatly of the Iranian drone: “We shot it down.” (Time)

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