November 29, 2017
Iran is sending a fleet of warships into the Atlantic Ocean en route to the Gulf of Mexico.
Iranian military leaders made the announcement Tuesday as the Islamic republic aims to solidify ties with several Latin American states, including it’s ally — Venezuela.
Iran has continued to deploy military assets to Syria, Yemen, and Lebanon among other Middle Eastern hot spots.
According to the commander of Iran’s Navy, there is a renewed sense of focus with regards to displaying force in international waters.
The provocative military display is reportedly the latest attempt to rattle officials in the Trump administration.