President Trump: Iran ‘Made A Very Big Mistake!’
VOA’s Carla Babb, Steve Herman, Katherine Gypson, Ken Bredemeier contributed to this report
President Donald Trump has fired a warning shot at Iran via social media, hours after U.S. defense officials confirmed Tehran shot down a U.S. drone over international airspace.
“Iran made a very big mistake!” Trump said on Twitter Thursday, as tensions between Washington and Iran continued to escalate following the alleged attacks on two oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz last week.
Iran made a very big mistake!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 20, 2019
Earlier Thursday, Iran’s Revolutionary Guard claimed to have shot down a U.S. RQ-4 Global Hawk