Iran has no information about the loss of the drone, told reporters the Minister of foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic Javad Zarif.
before the U.S. President Donald trump said that the US Navy ship shot down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, as if to represent the danger of the American military. The Pentagon said that the sailors acted for reasons of self-defense.
later, Zarif posted a Twitter image of the world map with the selected silhouettes, the US and Iran. Marked with a red dot the Strait of Hormuz is located at the southern border of Iran, on the opposite of North America end of the card. The letter is accompanied by a single word of the subtitle: "Reminder" (Reminder).
Difficult relations of the US capital and Tehran deteriorated after the fact, how on 13 June in the Gulf of Oman was attacked oil tankers Altair Front and Kokuka Courageous. The US has accused Iran and told that they have plans to protect freedom of navigation in the region.
in the Islamic Republic called the accusations baseless and said that they themselves concerned about the incident. They also mentioned that helped with the rescue of sailors.
at the end of June, the Iranian military said the downed American drone Global Hawk, after he violated the airspace of Iran. At the same time the Central command of US military power stated that the drone was shot down over the Strait of Hormuz in international airspace.
then the US began to prepare a response to Iran's actions. Trump tweeted that stopped the attack on the Islamic Republic for ten minutes before beginning, because during the consultation recognized that the attack killed 150 people.