Embassy of Iran in Belgrade: We will respond
"Iran, as the country with the longest coastline in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman, has always supported free navigation in this region, contributing to the free passage of ships, which is very important to us. At the same time, we condemn all terrorist acts and attacks on merchant ships," the statement said.
Iran was accused of attacking "Mercer Street" by the Israeli and American regimes who failed to provide any kind of solid, documented, acceptable reason whatsoever.
"These allegations are not supported by credible information and any kind of independent and valid investigation; therefore, we strongly reject these allegations and warn of any adventurous acts, use of force, or threat of use of force by the United States and Israel. We will respond to any attack aimed at the interests of the Islamic Republic of Iran and their population wherever they might happen" it was concluded.
In addition to this, Iran has decided to reject any participation in this incident and considers that the allegations about Iran's involvement is biased, unfounded, and untrue.
"In today's world, it is very easy for a person or state to sabotage and accuse another state. Israel has made great efforts to sabotage this path, especially since the Biden administration took a new approach to Iran and the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)," it was noted.
These actions are assessed as a kind of conspiracy by Israel to influence the current process of negotiations between Iran and P4 + 1 in Vienna.
"Therefore, one of their goals is to sabotage the path of nuclear negotiations and international cooperation and interaction, especially after the new Iranian government takes office. The Israelis have repeatedly stressed and said they will block...