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News ID: 2560
Iran » Iran
Publish Date: 15:06 - 02 November 2013
Tehran, YJC. Official says Iran is going to use the Basij to form a “shadow navy”.

Speaking in a conference, Brigadier General Aliakbar Kharatian, Coordinating Deputy of the IRGC Naval Force, said "The naval Basij must be quickly formed in cooperation with the IRGC Naval Force and the Basij Organization.”

He pointed out that the Basij has great potentials, part of which must be provided with naval educations in order to form a shadow navy.

He further maintained that in coastal provinces, the Basij must adopt naval features in order to turn into an aid for the IRGC’s combat power in the sea.


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