Baghdad, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani affirmed that
Tehran is closely monitoring US moves, but it will not be the initiator of any
war or tension in the region.
In a phone call with the Emir of Qatar, Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, he said that ensuring regional security is achieved through cooperation between the countries of the region itself.
Earlier, the commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, Hussein Salami, announced directing naval forces in the Gulf waters to target any American warships that threaten the security of Iran or its ships.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency