Jul 24, 2021, 8:19 PM
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Iranian Navy commander in Russia to attend Russia’s Navy Day parades

Moscow, IRNA – Iranian Navy Commander Rear-Admiral Hossein Khanzadi arrived in Saint Petersburg on Saturday to participate in parades and other ceremonies to celebrate Russia’s Navy Day.

Upon arrival in St. Petersburg, the Iranian commander was accorded welcome by Russian Navy officials and Iran’s ambassador to Moscow Kazem Jalali.

The visit to Russia by Khanzadi is taking place upon an invitation by Russian Minister of Defense Sergei Shoigu.

The Iranian Navy commander will reportedly meet with his counterparts and senior military officials from different participating countries on the sidelines of the celebrations. 

Two Iranian warships arrived in Saint Petersburg on Saturday to participate in parades of Russia's Navy Day slated for July 25.

Russian Defense Minister said on Monday that warships and other military vessels from a number of countries, including Iran will be participating in the parades.

Noting that some 54 warships will be present at the parades, Shoigu said that this year's parades are the biggest parades in comparison to those of previous years.

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