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News ID: 5493
Iran » Iran
Publish Date: 9:16 - 15 November 2014
Tehran, YJC. Iran’s Naval Commander Rear-admiral Habibollah Sayyari said that forces under his command are planned to hold the 3rd series of Velayat exercises early next year.

"The Iranian naval forces have so far taken voyages to Red Sea, the Suez Canal, the Straits of Gibraltar, the southern Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal and the Pacific,” said Sayyari while visiting the 20th Press and News Agencies Exhibition in Tehran on Friday.

The Iranian navy has grown from a shallow margin naval force to a strategic one which is able to be present on the international free waters, he pointed out.

He added that Iran’s 32nd fleet is at the Red Sea, adding that the Navy is planning voyages to the Atlantic and Southern Ocean.

He also stated that the Velayat3 Exercises are planned to be held in January 2015.

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