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Iran FM derides US presence in Persian Gulf

Tehran, Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has derided the US presence in the Persian Gulf.

'Perhaps they do not know what they are doing in our region, which is 7,000 miles (more than 11,265 kms) away from their land,' Zarif tweeted.

'US Navy can't seem to find its way around our waters. Perhaps because it hasn't figured out its name: Persian Gulf, as it's been called for 2,000 yrs longer than US has existed. Or maybe it doesn't know what it's doing in our backyard, 7,000 miles from home,' Zarif said in message released in his twitter account.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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