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Iran Navy to Deploy to Mediterranean

Iran Navy to Deploy to Mediterranean
23:52 16/01/2013
Tags: Mediterranean Sea, Strait of Hormuz, Habibollah Sayyari, Iran

MOSCOW, January 16 (RIA Novosti) - Iran will deploy a fleet of warships to the Mediterranean Sea, Navy chief Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said on Wednesday.

“The Navy’s 24th fleet of warships will patrol the north of the Indian Ocean, the Gulf of Aden, Bab-el-Mandeb, the Red Sea, Suez Canal and the Mediterranean Sea for three months and will even sail as far as southeastern Asian countries,” Sayyari was quoted by Press TV as saying.

The 23rd fleet of warships will return to the country next week, he added.

Referring to the Navy’s recent drill, dubbed Velayat 91, Sayyari said the maneuver displayed Iran’s naval capability and its ability to counter any threat against the interests of the Islamic Republic.

On Friday, Iran Navy launched six-day naval drills codenamed, dubbed Velayat 91, to “defend its maritime borders and maintain lasting peace in the region.”

The exercises covered a vast area including the Strait of Hormuz, the Sea of Oman, north of the Indian Ocean, the Gulf of Aden and Bab-el-Mandeb Strait.


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  • blackblacknobackUndeploy Iran Navy
    02:02, 17/01/2013
    No bombs necessary. Just drop pigs blood and body parts on their ships.
  • jpeditorHeadline is incorrect
    02:09, 17/01/2013
    Iran Navy to Become New Reefs in the Mediterranean.
  • janelasdedeusPersians in the Med
    18:08, 17/01/2013
    They forgot what happened at Salamis?
  • Iranian ExpatLoser Amerians
    04:00, 19/01/2013
    For a nation that is built on superstitious, false glory and murder you Americans just can't help but toot your own horn.

    You have lost every single war you started since WWII, and there has been many. Yes, you did win in Panama where they had really big knives to protect themselves from your coward soldiers. But not before your pathetic Marines got stuck in the mud, like helpless pigs, on camera.

    Russia won WWII but you coward Americans were quick to take all the credit.

    Russia beat you in the race for the Space. So, in tradition of claiming false glory, you faked Moon landings, as if it was like taking a taxi to the Moon.

    You have lost in Afghanistan and Iraq, after murdering a bunch of barefooted civilians and their children, yet you still brag about your supposed military strength.

    I suppose being raised on a cocktail of false glory and a made-up history in your own image, you Americans don't have a choice but to be ignorant.

    There is a good reason the whole planet hate your guts.
    • jpeditor"you [Americans] faked Moon landings"
      05:35, 20/01/2013
      Thanks for confirming you have too much alcoholism in Russia.

      Ask Putin if he will extend his jihad pass to you. For the $30 billion he got from Iran, he can afford to protect you when they send more attacks at Russia.

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