US carrier enters Gulf amid sanctions threats toward Iran


Shafaq News/ A US aircraft carrier passed the Strait of Hormuz to enter the Gulf Friday amid Washington threats to enforce "UN" sanctions.

US fifth fleet account on Twitter said today, "Aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), along with USS Princeton (CG 59), USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) & USS Street (DDG 104) completed a scheduled transit through the Strait of Hormuz into the Arabian Gulf Sept. 18".

The fleet added that, "the Carrier Strike Group (CSG) will operate and train alongside regional & coalition partners, and provide naval aviation support to Operation Inherent Resolve".

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