Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi said American military presence is undermining, rather than providing, regional security.
"Our region is on the edge of collapse, as a single blunder can fuel a big fire," Rouhani warned fellow Middle East leaders.
Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani also labeled an American-led coalition currently stationed to protect commercial interests in the area "a new means for plundering the region."
Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov said American pressure on the Iran nuclear deal is designed to create a pretense for conflict.
President Donald Trump said Thursday that the USS Boxer has destroyed an Iranian drone in self-defense.
Foreign Minister Javad Zarif gave an interview in New York City, where he is under tight visa restrictions, during a visit to the United Nations.
Russia has repeatedly criticized President Donald Trump's administration for its aggressive stance towards Tehran.
The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said its crews had been conducting routine naval patrols and interacted with no foreign vessels.
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said a military conflict between Washington and Tehran would be an "international crisis."
American officials confirmed that a U.S. Navy MQ-4C Triton drone was destroyed by Iranian forces while flying over the Strait of Hormuz.
"I think it's incredibly dangerous," Representative Seth Moulton warned.
Buttigieg argued that "it wouldn't be the first time" that Trump has "lost control of an international dynamic."
A war against Iran would put tens of thousands of American troops at risk with no guarantee of victory.
"Iran is no threat to anybody in Iraq or elsewhere, and Iran is not preparing for any attacks anywhere," the spokesperson for Iran's mission to the United Nations said.
The following special report was published by Newsweek in 1990, following a statement from then-President George H.W. Bush about America's strategy in the embroiled Persian Gulf. He told the American public, "This will not be another Vietnam." On November 30, 2018, the former president died at 94 years old.
Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari blasted President Donald Trump over his decision to side with Saudi Arabia in a decades-old dispute.
Iran and Saudi Arabia back opposing factions in wars across the Middle East, and they cut relations entirely last year.
The drone came within a 100-foot perimeter of the jet as it attempted to land on the USS Nimitz.
Commander says American actions "can have irreversible consequences" after Strait of Hormuz incident.
After the shots, the cargo vessel turned to the national waters of the United Arab Emirates, where that country protected it using its coast guard.
At a high-stakes meeting at Camp David this week, the president will meet with leaders of the Gulf Arab states.