Iranian Navy Participating in Int’l Maritime Drills in Bangladesh

The Indian Ocean Naval Symposium Multilateral Maritime Search and Rescue Exercise-2017 (IMMSAREX-17) started in the Bay of Bengal November 27th and the Iranian Navy’s 49th flotilla of warships may be among those taking part in the drills. The Iranian naval fleet, comprising Sablan destroyer and Bandar Abbas logistic-combat warship, is participating in the international maritime exercise in Bangladesh after sailing more than 3,800 nautical miles to reach the South Asian country. Bangladeshi President Abdul Hamid inaugurated the exercise at the Hotel Royal Tulip, adjacent Inani Beach at Cox’s Bazar, on…

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