Tehran, June 10 (Xinhua)-Iran’s senior military commander said Thursday that two Iranian naval vessels had invaded the Atlantic Ocean for the first time.
The two vessels, including the Makaran port ship and the domestic Sahand destroyer, which departed from Bandar Abbas port in southern Iran on May 10, arrived in the Atlantic Ocean without calling at ports in other countries, said Habibora, deputy coordinator of the Iranian Army.・ Admiral Sayari said. ..
“We consider our presence on the high seas to be an inviolable strategic right of the Islamic Republic of the Iranian Navy, and we will continue to follow this path powerfully,” Sayyari was reportedly said by state television. It was.
The ship will continue its path towards the North Atlantic Ocean, making it the longest maritime mission in the country, Sayari said.
Western media reported that the destination of the Iranian ship was Venezuela.
On Wednesday, U.S. political news site Politico called on Venezuela and Cuba to evict two Iranian warships believed to be equipped with weapons intended to be transferred to Caracas. I have. “
There is no immediate comment from the Iranian side regarding the allegations.
Two Iranian naval vessels enter the Atlantic Ocean for the first time: Commander
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