Iran to send ‘fleet of warships’ to the Atlantic Ocean

Tehran’s navy chief says vessels will ‘soon berth’ at Atlantic ports

Iran intends to dispatch “a fleet of warships” to the Atlantic Ocean shortly, the semi-state Fars news agency reported Thursday, quoting the regime’s navy chief.

“Our warships will soon berth at ports in the Atlantic Ocean,” Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari promised at a ceremony on Wednesday marking the return to port of Iranian warships that Fars said had taken part in joint drills with the Russian navy. Continue reading

Iranian naval admiral: ‘If needed, we can move to within three miles of New York’

“The power of our naval forces is such that we have a presence in all the waters of the world and, if needed, we can move to within three miles of New York,” Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi said Tuesday during a speech to the students of the University of Yazd in Iran. His remarks were quoted by an Iranian student news agency.

Full article: Iranian naval admiral: ‘If needed, we can move to within three miles of New York’  (The Daily Caller)