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Iranian Flotilla Visits Kazakhstan

Tasnim
24 Apr 2019, 22:36 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) A naval flotilla of Irans Caspian Sea fleet, comprising two missile-launching corvettes, berthed at the Kazakh port city of Aktau on Wednesday. - Politics news -

The Iranian flotilla, including Separ and Joshan missile-launching corvettes, docked at the Kazakh port as part of the regular naval visits to neighboring states.

The visiting naval forces were given a welcome by the Iranian ambassador and military attache in Kazakhstan as well as senior Kazakh Navy commanders.

Aktau is located in southwest of Kazakhstan, on the east coast of the Caspian Sea.

This is the second time an Iranian naval flotilla is visiting Kazakhstan.

In April 2017, two Iranian military ships -Damavand destroyer and Paykan missile-launching corvette- set sail for Kazakhstan to convey the message of peace and friendship.

The Iranian Navy has so far dispatched nine flotillas to the Caspian Sea littoral countries, including Russia and the Republic of Azerbaijan.

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