34th Iran fleet docks at Omani port

Tehran, June 8, IRNA – The 34th Iranian fleet berthed at the Omani port of Muscat on Monday after spending 59 days in the international waters in Indian Ocean, Sea of Oman and Gulf of Aden.

According to Iran’s Navy report, the mission of the 34th Iranian fleet was to protect the Iranian ships and the country’s interests in the international waters.

The 34th Iranian fleet including Alborz destroyer and Bushehr helicopter-carrier warship left for the international waters on April 8, 2015.

Commander of the 34th naval fleet, Captain Mostafa Tajeddini said the brave Iranian naval forces did the best during the two-month mission.

The Iranian naval forces fought with pirates, preserved the country’s interests and escorted the Iranian oil tankers and merchant vessels, the commander said.

By docking at the Muscat port, the 34th naval fleet follows different goals, said the captain, adding the major one is to announce message of peace and friendship to the regional countries.