Iran warns US of clashes in the Gulf

TEHRAN/DUBAI: Iran said it would hold the US responsible for any clashes in the Gulf. It also threatened to impose sanctions on 15 US companies for their support for Israel and its “terrorist actions.”
Separately, Iran’s central bank said it would appeal Luxembourg’s decision to freeze $1.6 billion of its assets.
Iran denied US accusations that its fast-attack boats were “harassing” warships at the mouth of the Arabian Gulf. US Navy commanders had accused Iran of jeopardizing international navigation by “harassing” warships passing through the Strait of Hormuz.
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