Iranian warning before naval drill
Warning won’t please Western naval forces in region.
Iran sends warning to foreigners ahead of holding naval drill
By Umid Niayesh – Trend:
Iran’s navy commander has warned “foreign” naval fleets to left the region waters during Iran’s upcoming naval drill.
“When we announced the drill, foreign and trans-regional fleets should stay away from the drills area,” the commander of Iran’s navy, Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said,” the country’s Fars news agency reported Dec. 6.
Sayyari made the remarks while referring to the Islamic Republic’s upcoming naval drill which is scheduled to be held late December.
The drill dubbed “Veleyat 93” will be held in the 10 degree geographical latitude in the northern part of the Indian Ocean.
Sayyari said that Iran will test its new missiles during the “widespread” drill. Earlier Sayyari said that the military drills of the Islamic Republic naval forces will not be limited to the country’s territorial waters.
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