Iran to hold maritime military drills

Velayat 94 drills to begin this week.

Iran to hold maritime military drills

By Umid Niayesh

Iran’s Navy will hold a military drill in Oman Sea and India Ocean on Jan. 27, Iran’s Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said.

The drill dubbed “Velayat 94”, the range of which will cover some three million km square area in free waters, will be held in an area within the Strait of Hormuz and the northern part of the Indian Ocean, Sayyari said, Iran’s Tasnim news agency reported Jan. 26.

Sayyari further said that Iranian Navy prevented the foreign military fleets to enter the secured area, where the Islamic Republic is set to hold the naval drills.

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