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    Iran, Pakistan Carrying Out Joint Navy Drills in Arabian Sea

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    The joint exercise of naval forces of Iran and Pakistan is aimed at practicing search and rescue operations and communication between ships, according to local media.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Naval forces of Iran and Pakistan are holding joint maritime exercise near Pakistan's port city of Karachi in the Arabian Sea, media reported Saturday.

    According to Iran's Tasnim news agency, bilateral exercises in the territorial waters of Pakistan started following relevant discussions between commanders of Iranian and Pakistani navies. The joint maritime exercise is aimed at practicing search and rescue operations and communication between ships.

    The Iranian navy is represented by Lavan chopper carrier, Khanjar and Falakhen missile boats and Konarak logistic carrier, according to the media.

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