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Iran's navy fleet to dock at Sudan's coast

Updated: 2012-11-28 17:09
( Xinhua)

TEHRAN - The Iranian Navy's 23rd fleet will dock at Sudan's coast in the coming days, Press TV reported Wednesday, quoting a senior Navy official.

The Navy's deputy commander for operations, Rear Admiral Seyyed Mahmoud Mousavi, said that the fleet is composed of the Jamaran destroyer and the logistical vessel of Bushehr, according to the report.

Such a visit will send the message of peace and friendship to the friendly countries, Mousavi said.

"The mission is also in line with the announcement of the preparedness of our country's navy for performance of mission in the international waters as well as the establishment of security in the region and connecting routes," he noted.