Russia, Iran To Conduct Joint Naval Drills On Caspian | EurasiaNet.org

Russia and Iran will conduct joint naval exercises on the Caspian Sea some time this year, Russian and Iranian military officials have announced. Iran sent a small naval flotilla last week to Astrakhan, the base of Russia’s Caspian fleet, and on Saturday Nikolay Yabukovsky, deputy commander of Russia’s Caspian Fleet, said that “Port calls and joint exercises with the forces of the Caspian Fleet are planned for the second half of this year.”

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