29 April 2019 - 11:35
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Iran, Russia to perform joint Navy maneuver: Navy cmdr

Tehran, April 29, IRNA – Navy Commander Rear-Admiral Hossein Khanzadi announced on Monday that Iran and Russia are due to carry out joint naval drills in the southern Iranian seas.

Khanzadi made the announcement at a press conference held this morning in Tehran.

Based on bilateral talks, Russian vessels planned to get berthed at southern Iranian ports in next coming months to perform maneuver, the Navy commander added.

The commander said that Iran's naval forces will follow technical, educational and operational cooperation with their Russian counterparts.

Iran enjoys good geographical position in the region.

Iran has the Strait of Hormuz in south of the country. Hormuz Strait at the mouth of Persian Gulf on southern Iran is the world’s most important sea lane for carrying 30 percent of crude oil.

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