Iran Navy to deploy in Atlantic
Iranian Navy continues to plan expansion of patrols.
Commander: Iranian Navy Plans to Deploy in Atlantic Ocean Soon
Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced the country’s plans to expand naval presence in the international waters, and deploy troops in the Atlantic Ocean.
“The Iranian Navy will definitely be present in the Atlantic Ocean in the near future,” Admiral Sayyari told reporters on the sidelines of his meeting with foreign military attaches in Tehran on Sunday.
He noted that conducting reciprocal visits to other countries, including the coastal countries of the Indian Ocean and the African countries, and exchanging naval visits and voyages are among the Navy’s programs.
“We are ready to hold joint naval drills with the neighboring countries as well,” Admiral Sayyari said.
In recent years, Iran’s Navy has been increasing its presence in international waters to protect naval routes and provide security for trade vessels and tankers.
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