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28 December 2020

Iranian Supreme National Security Council Secretary Ali Shamkhani decried “the increase of U.S. army provocation in the region” and said: “These measures have increased entropy of insecurity and leads to harmful misunderstandings”. Relatedly, Iran’s diplomatic spokesperson indicated that Tehran “sent a message to the U.S. and its allies in the region that the U.S. should not resort to any new adventurism in the last days of” the Trump administration. He also responded to reports of an Israeli submarine reportedly en route to the Gulf and an Israeli military spokesperson indicating that “the IDF operates freely in the Middle East and that Israeli submarines sail to ‘different places, far and near’”, asserting: “Everyone knows very well how high the risk is raised if the red lines of Iran are crossed”.

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