10:07 GMT +326 March 2017
    (L-R) Russian navy corvette Steregushchy, destroyer Nastoichivy and frigate Admiral Gorshkov are anchored in a bay of the Russian fleet base in Baltiysk in Kaliningrad region, Russia, July 19, 2015

    What Will Russian Navy Ships Do at Iranian Port?

    © REUTERS/ Maxim Shemetov
    Get short URL

    A Russian Navy fleet is expected to cross Iranian territorial waters and berth off the country’s coast on Sunday, IRNA reported.

    The expedition is meant as a sign of “peace and friendship” and is designed to strengthen mutual trust and friendly relations between the countries.

    The ships are expected to berth in Iran’s fourth naval zone on August 9. The commander of the fleet will reportedly visit the Northern Gilan province and meet with local political and military authorities.

    The Russian Navy fleet has already entered Iran’s territorial waters two times with similar expeditions: in 2007 and 2014. Both of them were aimed at strengthening friendly ties and cooperation between the countries. The latest visit will be the third gesture of friendship over the past 8 years.

    In 2013, the Russian fleet and the ships of other Caspian states carried out friendly expeditions four times. The Iranian ships berthed at Russia’s Astrakhan Port in August 2013.


    Russian Navy to Hold Joint Drills With Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan
    Russian Navy to Receive 17 Warships, 52 Support Vessels by Year's End
    Russian Navy Commander Hopes for Greater Military Cooperation With China
    expedition, Russian Navy Fleet, Iran, Russia
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik
    • Сomment

    All comments

    • davidovich got Russia to legislate holohoax denial a crime just one year ago. He is very strong even in RT too, showing a frowning rouhani and smiling satanyahu at every opportunity. So this naval co-operation may be very suspect.
    • avatar
      What will Russia Do ... Say Hello to Friends, Have Tea and drop some Nukes Off And Poingt them at the American Skummmmmm in Isra H3LL
    • avatar
      I am sure that after the tea, the Russians delivered important weapons...it may be not official, but i think Iran, Russia, and China have already military ties.
    • Baybars
    • avatar
      What will Russian warships do in an Iranian Port? Well I guess, they'll piss the yanks off, heh, heh, heh.
      Drop a few little bombs off, arrange another petrochemical deal, sign an arms arrangement and prepare to sign a treaty.
      Tidy up a few loose ends in relation to the Nuke Deal stab the yanks for all it's worth and plan.......and continue to isolate the yanks leaving them friendlies close to there shores only - bring down the world whores.
    Show new comments (0)