Trump tells navy to shoot Iranian boats that harass US ships

FINANCIAL TIMES 🔒| President Donald Trump has ordered the American military to shoot and destroy any Iranian vessels that harass US navy ships, as tensions rise in the Gulf in the wake of the record collapse in crude oil prices. “I have instructed the United States Navy to shoot down and destroy any and all Iranian gunboats if they harass our ships at sea,” Mr Trump tweeted on Wednesday morning, without providing any more detail about the order.

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