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Iran deploys large flotilla to important shipping corridor off Yemeni coast

The Iranian Navy has dispatched its 61st naval group, consisting of the Sabalan frigate and the Bandar Abbas logistical support ship, to the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait between Yemen and Djibouti connecting the Red Sea to the Gulf of Aden, South Fleet Commander Rear Admiral Afshin Tashak has said.

“The naval group is on a mission to provide security for the routes used by the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) in the area of the Gulf of Aden and the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait,” Tashak said, speaking to Iranian media on Sunday.

According to the admiral, the naval group set sail for the strategic shipping strait on Saturday, departing from Iran’ southern port city of Bandar Abbas.
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