Nov 26, 2018 16:58 Asia/Tehran [Updated: May 20, 2019 21:09 Asia/Tehran]

Iran's Navy commander, Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi said that maritime zones of the country have full security.

Iran Press/Iran news: Referring to "full security" in the maritime zones of Iran, Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi added there is no need for foreign troops to secure the regional seas.

According to Iran press, Admiral Khanzadi made the remarks Monday addressing the 13th international Conference on Coasts, Ports and Marine Structures Conference (ICOPMAS 2018) in Tehran.

Geopolitical experts consider Iran as the center of world, Iran's Navy commander added.

Today the world should accept Iran's maritime civilization as inseparable part of world maritime structures, he also said.

Iranian navy forces have turned out to be high seas and ocean forces,he said. 

We have safeguarded the Indian Ocean well by dispatching 57 flotillas, Khanzadi added.

Referring to some Iranian domestic achievements, Khanzadi said it means that the US political and economic pressures had no effect.

Earlier, in an interview with the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA), Khanzadi said Iranian navy forces are slated to dispatch three destroyers by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (ends March 22, 2019) to the high seas.

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Iranian naval fleet has powerful presence in Indian Ocean, Gulf of Aden, Bab-el-Mandeb, South China Sea and Strait of Gibraltar to safeguard trade fleet and Iranian oil tankers, he added.

The 13th international Conference on Coasts, Ports and Marine Structures Conference (ICOPMAS 2018) is holding in Tehran and will continue until November 28. 105/210


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