Iran, Pakistan, Oman to launch Maritime Security Center: Iranian Navy
Navy Commander Rear Admiral Shahram Irani reveals that Iran will be opening a maritime security center in cooperation with Oman and Pakistan.
The commander of the Iranian Navy revealed plans to establish a maritime security center in collaboration with Pakistan and Oman.
A ceremony was held on the occasion of World Maritime Day, during which Navy Commander Rear Admiral Shahram Irani addressed the public and said the Islamic Republic will be launching the center in cooperation with Oman and Pakistan.
According to Irani, activities in the Indian Ocean will be the center's focus.
The commander also shed the light on Iran’s efforts to guarantee security in international waters, saying five combat flotillas belonging to the Iranian Navy are carrying missions at the same time in the high sea.
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He stated that Iran has made significant progress in the maritime industry to a point where it has dispatched three homegrown destroyers to missions overseas.
In June 2021, Irani said Tehran would make every effort to set the scene for regional interaction by opening the ‘Coordination Center on International Cooperation for Maritime Security’ in Chabahar, situated in southeast Iran.
Recent years have witnessed several joint exercises held by Iran with the Omani and Pakistani naval forces.
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