According to a Russian satellite news agency on January 4, satellite imagery shows that the ship of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps of Iran is operating in the Strait of Hormuz at a time of tension between the United States and Iran.
According to the report, Iran held several naval exercises near the Strait of Hormuz last year. The Strait of Hormuz is a strategic waterway for global oil transportation. Iran’s exercises have aroused the anger of the United States.
Recently, the United States sent a nuclear submarine and a missile cruiser to the region, which is obviously a demonstration of force.
Several recent satellite images released by the U.S. Planetary Laboratory capture the intensive operation of Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps ships in the Strait of Hormuz.
Iranian officials have not commented on the content of the satellite photos, which coincide with the first anniversary of the assassination of Iran’s senior military general Suleimani by the U.S. military. military.
Iran vowed to avenge Suleimani. At the end of December, Iran also warned the United States against any signs of “adventureism” aimed at militarizing the Persian Gulf, and expressed the hope that the United States would eventually abandon its policy of “interference and creating division among countries in the region”.