Iran, Russia and China to hold joint naval exercises

22 September 2022

Iran, Russia and China are planning to hold joint naval exercises this fall. Mohammad Bagheri, Chief of the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, said this on Thursday during a press conference at the Iranian Armed Forces parade.

"Exercises involving the navies of Iran, Russia and China will take place in the northern part of the Indian Ocean this fall," Bagheri, quoted by the Mehr News Agency, said. - "Pakistan, Oman and a number of other countries are also likely to take part in these events."

The last time the three countries' Armed Forces met in a joint exercise was as part of Vostok 2022, held by the Russian Federation September 1-7. Military personnel from China, India, Belarus, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, Algeria and other countries participated in it [Vostok 2022]. High-level military delegations from Armenia, Bangladesh, Belarus, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, the United Arab Emirates, Pakistan and Venezuela, among others, observed the active phase of the exercise. As part of the exercise, defensive and offensive operations were practiced at the training ranges of the Eastern Military District and in the waters and coastal zones of the Sea of Okhotsk and the Sea of Japan.



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Based on materials from TASS