Iran deploys naval destroyer to secure Iranian ships in Gulf of Aden - Press TV

by Reuters
Monday, 26 August 2019 08:02 GMT

GENEVA, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Iran has deployed a naval destroyer with long-range cruise missile systems to the Gulf of Aden to provide security for Iranian ships travelling through the region, state-run Press TV reported on Monday.

The ship will be accompanied by a logistical vessel and a helicopter carrier, Press TV reported. The channel described it as Iran's most advanced destroyer. (Reporting By Babak Dehghanpisheh Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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