Expect reports of pirate “battles” to follow…
Iran Navy flotilla docks at Tanzania port
An Iranian Navy fleet has docked at Tanzania’s Port city of Dar es Salaam in line with the Islamic Republic’s strategy of expanding its naval presence in high seas.
The flotilla, comprising of Shaheed Naqdi, Lavan and Bushehr warships, berthed at the African port on Tuesday as part of Iranian naval forces’ training.
Speaking to reporters, Iran’s Ambassador to Dar es Salaam Mehdi Aqa Ja’fari said the visit is aimed at conveying the Iranian nation’s message of peace and friendship to East African countries, particularly Tanzania.
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