Friday, February 26, 2016
Iranian navy ships arrived in Tanzania.
Iranian navy ships arrived in Tanzania. (Taz).
Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said that the Islamic Republic’s navy fleet reached Tanzania.
"The warships would harbor in Dar es Salaam port in coming says," Fars news agency quoted him on Feb.25.
Last year, in April, Sayyari also said that Iran's 34th fleet has started a journey to the Gulf of Aden and Bab el-Mandeb.
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said last November that “the advances in the Navy could not have been as outstanding as it is now; before the Revolution , the sea had been downplayed in its prestige, grandeur, and strategic role in international politics; now however, the Navy have walked a long road, yet many miles should be covered to reach the optimal place”.
Related: Iran looking to lease land in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania to grow rice, wheat.