Trump says U.S. is confident it shot down Iranian drone on Thursday


  • World
  • Saturday, 20 Jul 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks while participating in an Apollo 11 50th anniversary commemoration event in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he is confident U.S. forces on Thursday shot down an Iranian drone off Iran's southern coast, after Iran denied losing any of its unmanned aircraft over the Gulf.

Trump, who was speaking at an unrelated White House event on Friday, also said the United States is prepared to respond to other provocations.

(Repoting by Steve Holland; Writing by Mohammad Zargham)


   

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