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Iranian warships heading to Mediterranean Sea

Saturday February 18, 2012 08:08:04 PM, IANS

Tehran: Iranian warships are heading to the Mediterranean Sea to convey the message of "peace and friendship" to the regional countries, a navy commander said Saturday.

The battleships passed through the Suez Canal for the second time since the successful Islamic Revolution in 1979, commander Habibollah Sayyari said.

The navy hopes to convey the message of "peace and friendship" to the regional countries and "show the might of the Islamic Republic of Iran", Xinhua reported quoting the state-run IRNA news agency.










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