The Iranian Armed Forces have deployed additional additional anti-ship missiles and multiple rocket launchers on the Qeshm Island in the Strait of Horumz following recent anti-Iranian statements by US President Donald Trump. The US leader claimed on April 1 that his country was sure that Iran or its proxies were preparing attacks on US forces and interests and threatened the Islamic Republic with ‘response’ to these supposed attacks. Taking into account the current state of tensions between Iran and the US, the Iranian leadership takes US threats seriously. So, it has opted to reinforce positions in the Persian Gulf region.
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