Iran, Russia prepare to hold naval war games in Caspian Sea

  07 January 2019    Read: 1435
  Iran, Russia prepare to hold naval war games in Caspian Sea

Tactical, rescue and anti-piracy war games between Iranian and Russian naval forces are being planned and will be implemented in the near future

Iran and Russia are preparing to hold joint naval exercises in the Caspian Sea, including rescue and anti-piracy drills, the commander of the Iranian navy was quoted on Sunday as saying. 

"Tactical, rescue and anti-piracy war games between Iranian and Russian naval forces are being planned and will be implemented in the near future," the semi-official news agency Mehr quoted Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi as saying. 

Iran and Russia have held several naval drills in the Caspian Sea, including in 2015 and 2017.


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