Navy commander: Iranian flotilla present in Gulf of Aden

Tehran, May 24, IRNA – The Commander of Navy said that 34th flotilla of Iranian Navy is still present in the Gulf of Aden.

The 34th flotilla including Bushehr logistic ship and Alborz destroyer has been dispatched to north Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden and Bab el-Mandeb Strait since April 8.

Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari told IRNA on Sunday that the flotilla is patrolling in the Gulf of Aden and Bab el-Mandeb to provide security in the region and escorting ships in the area.

Sayyari had already announced that mission of the 34th flotilla would take 90 days and after that the 35th flotilla will enter the area.