The Guards "ignored the unconventional move by the U.S. ships and continued their mission, after which the supercarrier and its warship left the area", the statement added.
The US Navy ships were intercepted by IRGC missile boats near the Resalat gas-oil field, when they approached the Iranians and dispatched a helicopter at 4pm on Friday, according to the statement.
According to the press release, the incident happened Friday afternoon between the aircraft carrier Nimitz and the ships accompanying it with a side and frigates, iranian-equipped missiles of the other. The US navy's Bahrain-based fifth fleet had no immediate comment.
But the Iran state-sponsored IRNA news agency claimed that the US ships acted as the provocateur as they came close to an Iranian oil offshore platform.
"Iranian vessels did not pay attention to the unprofessional and provocative acts and continued to guard in the zone after the United States vessels left", statement of Iran's military leadership said. They said that sending the chopper toward the Iranian ships was "unprofessional" and was ignored by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard.
India crush Lanka by 304 runs
What was most impressive about the right-arm pacer's wickets was that he managed to dismiss four out of India's top five batsmen. Pandya, who got dropped early in his innings, used the opportunity and scored a blistering half-century of just 49 balls.
USA places new sanctions on Iran following rocket launch
Strategic Command, which monitors launches around the world, could only confirm a satellite was not deployed from the rocket. During the 2016 presidential election campaign, the United States president promised to "rip up" the "worst deal ever made".
The vessel belonged to the Revolutionary Guard, the statement said, adding that it stopped its unsafe approach after the warning shots were fired.
In a similar incident on Tuesday, the USS Thunderbolt fired warning shots at Iranian navy boats operating in the Persian Gulf.
Mr Araghchi said the new sanctions are "a breach of the deal in articles 26, 28 and 29".
The articles in question say the USA administration, acting consistently with the respective roles of the president and Congress, will refrain from re-imposing sanctions or any policy specifically meant to directly and adversely affect the normalization of trade and economic relations with Iran. Democrats said the sanctions would not conflict with the nuclear deal.
Cigarettes kill 480,000 people in the USA each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However, smoking in the United States is at an all-time low, with just 15 percent of adults still lighting up.
However, under gloomy conditions, the home side suffered first blow when Keaton Jennings was dismissed for a nine-ball duck. Over 76: England 249-5 (Stokes 58, Bairstow 32) Tidy over from Maharaj with Bairstow scrambling a singleoff the final ball.
A vote is expected Wednesday on a repeal bill that passed the Senate and the House two years ago but was vetoed by Obama. Only 10 senators voted for the second measure, a symbolic proposal known as the Heller amendment.
The state prosecutor's office said late on Friday 18-year-old Gustavo Villamizar had become the latest victim of protest violence. Maduro's regime has forbidden protests through Tuesday, saying violators will face prison terms of five to 10 years.
Asked what he meant by including Priebus, Scaramucci says, "If Reince wants to explain he's not the leaker, he can do that". Witness the ongoing drama of Trump's daily attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and Sessions' refusal to resign.
Jones testified last week (arriving in a wheelchair) and said he was "cheated out of a lot of money" by the Jackson estate. On the question of whether the Cirque shows or "This Is It" were considered "records", the jury said no.
A discussion that one Redditor had earlier today with Tesla customer service also sheds light on possibly delivery dates. The Long-Range model will cover nearly 500km on a single charge , while the Standard Model 3 will do just over 350km.
The Hill is reporting Awan and his family worked for House Democrats for years making millions before the scandal erupted. Five total House employees were investigated for stealing computers and other electronics.
Shares of Photo-Me International plc ( LON:PHTM ) traded down 0.15% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching GBX 164.00. The stock of Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON:LLOY) has "Sell" rating given on Friday, July 21 by Citigroup.
Black Panther sees T'Challa in his first solo adventure after returning home following the events of Captain America: Civil War . T'Challa takes the ground floor near the bar, while Okoye (Gurira) & Nakia (Nyong'o) circle above on the second floor.
Jordanian shot dead, Israeli hurt at Amman embassy
Sunday's incident is among the most serious since Israel and Jordan signed a peace treaty in 1994, the BBC reported Monday. In clashes with police in several areas of Jerusalem and occupied territories, three young Palestinians were killed.
Rajya Sabha adjourned for day amid ruckus
First hints of the impending reshuffle were given when BJP president Amit Shah chose to fight upcoming Rajya Sabha elections. Moreover, they have accused BJP President Amit Shah of engineering defections by using "money and muscle power".
Wildfires lay waste to hillsides along French Riviera
Almost 540 firefighters still are trying to extinguish the blaze that tore through 1,600 hectares of the tourist-heavy region. The Civil Protection Agency reports it has deployed more than 1,100 firefighters and 23 water-dropping aircraft to 13 blazes.
Twitter adds no users in Q2
The platform has stiff competition with other social media platforms for advertising such as its rivals Snapchat and Facebook . From driverless cars to artificial intelligence, we've seen an unsurpassed growth of high-tech products in recent months.