The chairman of the Chiefs of Staff of the Armed Forces says the United States and its regional allies are going downhill, all the while Iranian forces are boosting their readiness to counter any threats.
An Iranian warship has successfully thwarted a pirate attack on an Iranian oil tanker in the Gulf of Aden following a heavy exchange of fire.
The commander of Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the Guards’ naval forces have reached the “quick reaction” capability in the face of any threat, stressing that the enemies have to come to terms with the reality of Iran’s offensive and defensive power.
Iran would not tolerate insecurity in the Persian Gulf, IRCG Navy Commander Rear Admiral Ali Reza Tangsiri said, adding that the Americans, who only bring about insecurity, have no place in the region.
The Al Khalifah regime in Bahrain has agreed to cooperate with a new task force of the US Navy that will integrate unmanned aircraft into maritime operations, according to reports.
Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says bolstering relations with Iran’s neighbors and regional states is top on the agenda of the country’s new administration.
Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has reacted to the final statement of the latest meeting of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC), stressing that the islands of Greater Tunb, lesser Tunb and Abu Musa definitely belong to Iran.
Iranian Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi praised the Naval Forces of the country for accomplishing a major mission in the Atlantic Ocean, saying the US has been thrown into a state of strategic bewilderment and passiveness after the Iranian flotilla’s deployment.
Commander of the Iranian Navy Rear Admiral Shahram Irani unveiled plans to maintain the country’s naval presence in the international waters and broaden interaction with the world countries.
The Iranian Navy’s 75th flotilla of warships arrived in Iran’s territorial waters after a mission that lasted 133 days.