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News ID: 44908
Publish Date: 20:52 - 21 January 2020
Tehran 21 January_Russian and Syrian naval forces have staged a joint exercise in the eastern Mediterranean Sea with the aim of defending international maritime economic activity at the sea.

Russian, Syrian naval forces hold joint drills in eastern Mediterranean SeaTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club(YJC)-The commander of the joint exercises, Rear Admiral Alexander Yuldashev, told reporters that more than 2,000 soldiers in addition to seven ships and boats participated in the exercises, which took place between January 18 and 20,Russia's Arabic-language RT Arabic television news network reported.

He added that the crews of the Syrian naval vessels practiced locating mines in the vicinity of the port of Tartus, while crews of Pantsir-S air defense systems protected the airspace around the coastal region.

Yuldachev highlighted that Russian and Syrian commando frogmen also successfully neutralized an underwater sabotage group belonging to hypothetical enemy.

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