US Navy warns Iranians off

IRGC Navy continues approaches.

Iran says US Navy fired warning flares at its vessels

By Shirzad Bozorgmehr and Ryan Browne, CNN

(CNN)A US Navy aircraft carrier fired warning flares at Iranian vessels in the Persian Gulf, Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said, marking the latest aggressive encounter between the two nations.

The US carrier was “unprofessional and provocative” Friday, the IRGC navy said in a statement Saturday.CNN has asked the US Navy for a response.

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