DUBAI, November 29. /TASS/. The Iranian Navy is monitoring the USS Eisenhower aircraft carrier group, which entered the Persian Gulf, with the help of various intelligence and surveillance equipment, the Fars news agency reported.
According to the report, the Iranian military tracked and identified the US naval task force using various surveillance technologies, such as drones.
Fars wrote, citing statements by Iranian military commanders and high-ranking officials, that the presence of the US aircraft carrier group "causes tensions and uncertainty in the region," whose countries are capable of maintaining security without foreign interference.
The US Central Command (CENTCOM) said that the USS Eisenhower aircraft carrier group passed the Strait of Hormuz and entered the Persian Gulf on November 26. According to the statement, the task force was deployed on a patrol mission to ensure the freedom of navigation via key international waterways.
Earlier, the United States said it was deploying its USS Eisenhower and USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier groups in the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea due to the latest escalation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.