Iran to send naval vessels to Italy

November 14, 2018

TEHRAN – Navy Chief Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi announced on Wednesday that Iran will send a naval fleet to Italy in the near future, Mehr reported.

He made the remarks in a meeting with the second-in-command of the Italian navy on the sidelines of 10th anniversary of IONS establishment in Kochi, a major port city on the southwest coast of India.

Khanzadi stressed that the naval forces of Iran and Italy should cooperate in all marine-related areas, such as exchanging university students and armed forces officers.

The Italian navy commander, for his part, said his country’s naval forces are fully ready to host the Iranian naval fleet.

MH/PA

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