Chabahar (IP) - The commander of a Russian naval flotilla taking part in the Iran-Russia-China joint naval exercise has said the name of the joint naval exercises, Maritime Security Belt, certainly reflects the message of these exercises which is maritime security.

Iran Press/Iran news: Speaking to reporters upon his arrival to Chabahar port, southeastern Iran, the Russian naval commander Alexander Mashinsky said: "This joint exercise will show that we can enhance the security of the region."

Commander Mashinsky also said it is very likely that similar joint military exercises will take place in the future, saying that the three countries would certainly have another joint exercise.

He described the transfer of experience among the navies of the three countries as one of the principal goals of the exercise, stating: "We would assess and evaluate the capability of the troops participating in the joint exercise."

The top Russian Commander concluded by saying: "Understanding the conditions of the region and the peripheral conditions of Iran, we have sent this naval fleet to the region." 205/211

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