Bab al-Mandab, Yemen 0
21 April 2022

Iran’s navy commander remarked that “the northern Indian Ocean is a main waterway to connect the continents. If we do not have an effective presence, governments without a right will come [to the region] and approach our territorial waters. However, owing to the authority and presence of our fleet in high seas and constant monitoring, we do not have any problems and no country dares approach our country's waters”. “We escort our ships in all the waters across the globe to ensure [their] security and we are faced with no restrictions”, he added.

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