Iran, Qatar to hold joint navy drills: commander

Kish Island, Dec 26, IRNA – Iran and Qatar will hold joint navy drills in the near future, Commander of Iranian Coastguards Brigadier-General Ali Mohammad Salami said on Thursday.

Salami made the remarks on the sidelines of the 11th Iran-Qatar Coastguards Cooperation Meeting.

During the meeting, the two sides signed an agreement, including a joint navy maneuver, Brigadier-General Salami said.

He said that the Iranian Navy agreed to train Qatari coastguard officers on fighting drug trafficking.

The Qatari Coastguard and Border Department’s Director-General Brigadier-General Ali Ahmad Saif al-Bedayd co-chaired the meeting at the head of the Qatari delegation.



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