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Iran plans to establish new navy base

Tehran announces plans to build new base near Pakistan's border in Sea of Oman

Associated Press
Published: 02.17.13, 10:42 / Israel News

Iran's official news agency reported Sunday that the country's navy plans to establish a new base near Pakistan's border in the Sea of Oman.

 

The plans are part of Iran's ambitions to exert its naval power outside the Persian Gulf, including sending warships to the Mediterranean and claiming it might someday have ships in the Atlantic.

 

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The IRNA report on Sunday quoted Admiral Habibollah Sayyari as saying that the base will be built in Pasabandar, about 100 miles west of the Pakistani major port of Gwadar.

 

Iran has conducted numerous naval drills in past years as it increases its presence in regional waterways.

 

 

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