Iranian warships heading to Mediterranean SeaFebruary 18th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 18 (IANS) Iranian warships are heading to the Mediterranean Sea to convey the message of “peace and friendship” to the regional countries, a navy commander said Saturday.
The battleships passed through the Suez Canal for the second time since the successful Islamic Revolution in 1979, commander Habibollah Sayyari said.
The navy hopes to convey the message of “peace and friendship” to the regional countries and “show the might of the Islamic Republic of Iran”, Xinhua reported quoting the state-run IRNA news agency.
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