Iran, Russia, China may hold naval drills in Indian Ocean

February 11, 2019

TEHRAN – The Iranian Navy’s deputy commander said on Thursday that Iranian naval forces may hold large-scale drills with Russia and China in the Indian Ocean soon.

Rear Admiral Touraj Hassani-Moqaddam said the Air Force along with the Navy will participate the military maneuvers, Press TV reported, citing IRNA.

He said the drills are to be held in an area extending from the Makran Coast in southeastern Iran to the Indian Ocean.

“The Navy’s state-of-the-art armaments and equipment will be deployed during the large-scale exercises,” he explained.

MH/PA

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