UPDATED 5:57 PM PT — Sun. July 8, 2018
President Trump highlights his most recent success countering the Ayatollah regime in Iran.
The president stressed the Iranian Navy stopped harassing U.S. warships this year, in a tweet Sunday.
Iranian Harassment of U.S. Warships:
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 8, 2018
The U.S. Navy reported the number of Iranian harassment cases has declined to zero over the past year.
The Navy said Iranian harassment of American vessels happened roughly three times per month in 2016, despite the Obama-era Iran nuclear deal being in place.
Some say the looming U.S. sanctions have reined in Iran’s aggressive behavior.