WORLD Russian warships arrive at Iranian port for military game

WORLD

Russian warships arrive at Iranian port for military game

Xinhua

07:58, August 20, 2021

TEHRAN, Aug. 19 (Xinhua) -- Two Russian Navy's warships docked at Iran's northern Caspian Sea port of Bandar Anzali on Thursday to take part in an international military game, the Tasnim news agency reported.

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The Russian warships, with a total of 106 crew members on board, will take part in the 6th edition of the Sea Cup competition as a part of the 2021 International Army Games, it said.

On Wednesday morning, two patrol ships of the Azerbaijani Navy arrived at the same port, with a total of 66 crew members on board.

Two naval vessels from Kazakhstan arrived in Iran on Monday morning, as the first group to participate in the competition.

The Sea Cup competition is scheduled to kick off on Aug. 25 and end on Sept. 4.

Iran's Sina-class fast attack missile boats, Joshan (Armor) and Paykan (Arrow), will represent the Islamic republic's Navy in the contest.

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