Jul 31, 2019, 4:24 PM
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Iran says cooperation with Russia to increase security of int’l waters

Tehran, July 31, IRNA - Iranian Navy's Deputy Commander for Education and Training said that cooperation between Iran and Russia in the maritime field was leading to increased international waters' security capability, noting that maritime security requires a collective approach and action.

Referring to Iran-Russia maritime interactions, Rear-Admiral Parviz Salimi Panah went on to say on Wednesday that maritime security is very important now in economic and strategic matters, and countries that are really seeking to secure the seas, will be very effective in world peace.

The official also emphasized the necessity of creating a safe waterway for important international trade, adding that Iran and Russia are working on activities to increase the security of the shipping lines.

Rear-Admiral Salimi Panah called for collective action and approach for creating sea security, and said stating that the more countries are getting closer to this approach and assist in the field of maritime security, the more they will be effective so Russia's presence will be effective as well.


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