Khanzadi held a meeting with Japan's Chief of the Maritime Staff Hiroshi Yamamura in the port city of Qingdao, in China’s eastern Shandong province, Tasnim news agency said. The officials arrived in China for the celebration marking the 70th anniversary of the creation of the Chinese navy.
In the meantime, Khanzadi held another meeting with Italy’s navy commander, whose name has not been revealed by the media. Following the meeting the sides agreed that Iranian flotilla would be send to the southern ports of the European country.
It is not yet clear which types of vessels the Islamic Republic is planning to send to Japan and Italy.