3/ In Dubai & Abu Dhabi@ecfr delegation: >Outlined goal of European led maritime security mission in Strait of Hormuz >Exchanged views with HE Minister@AnwarGargash on areas for greater #UAE -European cooperation to reduce regional tensions & advance political track in #Yemen
"We did not disrupt anything in the Straits of Hormuz." Adviser to the Supreme Leader of Iran - Hossein Dehghan - says his country did not disrupt shipping through the Persian Gulf, and says that is an image of Iran "controlled by America and our enemies".
[President Trump] has common sense. He doesn’t get caught up in the weeds and he continues to keep us safe. So we don’t go to war with Iran. The strait of Hormuz is still open and that my friends is a good news Trump story. #SecondOpeningStatement
Iran has released footage showing members of its forces seizing a British-flagged tanker at sea in the Strait of Hormuz
"CENTCOM confirms that a U.S. Navy drone was shot down by an Iranian surface-to-air missile system while operating in international airspace over the Strait of Hormuz at approximately 11:35 p.m. GMT on June 19, 2019
WaPo matches NYT: "Trump ordered an attack on Iran on Thursday in retaliation for the downing of a surveillance drone in the Strait of Hormuz, but called off the operation just hours before it was due to take place, officials said."
JUST IN: U.S. military drone shot down in international airspace over Strait of Hormuz by Iranian surface-to-air missile - U.S. official
BREAKING: US official tells AP that US drone was shot down by an Iranian missile in international airspace over Strait of Hormuz.