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Iran able to be present with authority in all waters around the world: Navy Commander

ISNA - Iranian Students' News Agency

Tue / 7 September 2021 / 15:18

Tehran (ISNA) – Iranian Army's Navy Commander Rear Admiral Shahram Irani stressed that Iran is able to be present with authority in all waters around the world whenever the order is issued.

Pointing to the completion of the mission of the 75th Naval Fleet, Admiral Irani said in a press conference on Tuesday, "The successful Naval Fleet mission shows Iran's authority and capabilities".

"The largest historical military event in the sea field was completed by Iran Navy with the deploying a fleet consisting of the locally manufactured Sahand destroyer and the Makran support ship. The fleet was able to complete its mission by crossing the three Indian oceans, the South Atlantic and the North Atlantic, and traveling about 45,000 kilometers across the oceans and returning to Iran," he added.

"Showing Iran's self-confidence and authority in the global arena was the purpose of the mission. Iran has always been a country that invited all the regional countries to peace and friendship," Admiral Irani noted.

Referring to Iran's progress despite international sanctions and pressure, the commander noted, "Although sanctions and all-out pressure were put on the country and the defense industry, we were able to neutralize the sanctions by relying on our domestic strength".

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