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11:25  06 may  2019
11:25  06 may  2019 Source:   news.sky.com

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B-52s added to aircraft carrier strike group rushing to Middle East to confront Iran threats The Pentagon is rushing military muscle to the Middle East to counter Iranian threats to U.S. troops on the ground and at sea.

US national security adviser John Bolton said on Sunday that the United States is deploying a carrier strike group with unrelenting force ," the statement said. United States Central Command is present in the Iran has warned that any direct effort by the US or any other country to stop the country from.

National security adviser John Bolton says any Iranian attack on US or its allies will be met with ‘ unrelenting force ’.

US warns Iran of 'unrelenting force' as it deploys carrier © Getty The USS Abraham Lincoln has been taking part in training operations in the Mediterranean Sea. File pic The US has dispatched an aircraft carrier and bomber task force to the Middle East after receiving "clear indications" that Iran was preparing to possibly attack US forces in the region.

National security adviser John Bolton said the move to deploy the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the Gulf was in response to "a number of troubling and escalatory indications and warnings".

He did not provide details, but said the US wanted to send a message that "unrelenting force" would meet any attack on US interests or those of its allies.

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The US has deployed an aircraft carrier to the Middle East to send a "clear and unmistakable message" to Iran . Mr Bolton added that they would counter any attack with " unrelenting force ". At the same time the US also blacklisted Iran 's elite Revolutionary Guard Corps, designating it as a

The United States is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the Middle East in response to a "number of troubling and escalatory indications and warnings" from Iran , US national security adviser John Bolton said Sunday.

"The United States is not seeking war with the Iranian regime, but we are fully prepared to respond to any attack, whether by proxy, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, or regular Iranian forces," he said.

The Abraham Lincoln and its strike group of ships and combat aircraft have been taking part in training operations in the Mediterranean Sea.

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US warns Iran of 'unrelenting force' as it deploys carrier
Secretary of state Mike Pompeo said: "It is absolutely the case that we have seen escalatory actions from the Iranians and it is equally the case that we will hold the Iranians accountable for attacks on American interests.

"If these actions take place, if they do by some third-party proxy, a militia group, Hezbollah, we will hold the Iranian leadership directly accountable for that."

Pentagon says it'll send ship, missile battery to Middle East to deter Iran

Pentagon says it'll send ship, missile battery to Middle East to deter Iran The Pentagon announced plans Friday to send a U.S. ship and a Patriot missile battery to the Middle East in an effort to deter actions from Iran. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan gave the green light to move the USS Arlington and the Patriot battery, according to a statement. The latter is "a long-range, all-weather air defense system to counter tactical ballistic missiles, cruise missiles and advanced aircraft," the Pentagon said.

USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force dispatched to the region in response to troubling warnings and escalatory WASHINGTON (JTA) — The Trump administration is deploying air and sea strike forces to the Middle East in response to what it described as “troubling

Bolton announces US deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force ; issues threat of ' unrelenting force ' to Tehran. Last Wednesday a group of senior Albanian government officials visited aboard the Lincoln as it sailed in the Adriatic. Bolton’s reference to the

Asked about "escalatory actions", he added: "I don't want to talk about what underlays it, but make no mistake, we have good reason to want to communicate clearly about how the Iranians should understand how we will respond to actions they may take."

President Trump's administration has been increasing pressure on the Iranian government after withdrawing from a landmark nuclear deal last year and more recently blacklisting the country's Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist organisation.

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Washington has also said it will end exemptions from sanctions for five countries - China, India, Japan, South Korea and Turkey - that are still buying Iranian oil.

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