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Iranian warships dock in Sudanese port
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c_330_235_16777215_0___images_stories_edim_110927_habibollah_sayyari_reuters_328.jpgTEHRAN – Two Iranian warships, including the Jamaran destroyer, were scheduled to dock in a Sudanese port in the Red Sea on Friday, the commander of the Iranian Navy announced on the same day.  
Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said that the Jamaran destroyer, as a “national symbol,” will convey the message of peace and friendship to regional countries. 
The Jamaran is Iran’s first domestically manufactured destroyer, which was launched in February 2010. 
The warship can carry helicopters and is equipped with torpedoes and electronic radar. It is 94 meters long and weighs over 1,500 tons. The destroyer is capable of engaging in surface, air, and undersea warfare. 
The Iranian Navy’s 22nd fleet of warships, comprised of the Khark warship and the Martyr Admiral Qandi destroyer, had docked in Sudan on October 29.

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