Iran sends first warships to Atlantic

An Iranian war fleet headed Tuesday for the Atlantic Ocean, including a Kharg logistic warship capable of carrying helicopters and a Sabalan destroyer. "Today, the Islamic Republic of Iran is among the most important countries that takes responsibility for the security of the vessels which pass through the Gulf of Aden and Bab el-Mandeb strait," Iranian naval commander Rear Adm. Habibollah Sayyari said.

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