12 August 2019 - 01:30
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Iran, Russia to hold naval exercises in Indian Ocean by March 20

Bandar Abbas, August 11, IRNA - A joint naval drill between Iran and Russia will be held in the Indian Ocean, an Iranian Navy commander said on Sunday.

Joint war games between Iran and Russia are expected to take place by the end of March 20 next year in the Indian Ocean, said Commodore Mojtaba Mohammadi, commander of the Iranian Navy’s first maritime region (Bandar Abbas, Hormuzgan Province) on Sunday. 

However, he didn’t give more information about its exact date. 

Tehran and Moscow are flexing their military muscles in the region as tensions soared in the Persian Gulf.

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