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Iran starts carrying out maritime missions in Atlantic Ocean

  • By Anne Cukier and 1 other
  • Last Update: 4 years ago
  • Iran

Iranian Navy

Wikipedia-PH1 Alex Hicks

Iran starts carrying out maritime missions in the Atlantic Ocean by sending its Navy ships to the area., moving its navy closer to the US.

The new missions are part of the Navy's expansion of its presence in open seas.

In September 2011, Iran already announced that it was planning to deploy naval vessels in the Atlantic Ocean.

"As the global arrogance (forces of imperialism) have a (military) presence near our sea borders, we also plan to have a strong presence near the US sea borders”, of spokesman of country said.

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