Iran to open naval bases in the Sea of Oman

July 30, 2009 - 0:0

TEHRAN – Iran plans to establish naval bases in the Sea of Oman, Navy Commander Habibollah Sayyari said on Wednesday.

He stressed that the naval forces must be able to patrol the high seas.
He made the remarks in a ceremony to inaugurate some projects in the southern port city of Jask on the rims of the Persian Gulf.
The projects were formulated and implemented on the order of the Supreme Leader to expand and fortify naval zones in southern Iran.
The Navy also initiated the construction of a special jetty for its speed boats in Jask.
A new military airport was also launched in the city