The Alvand vesselA commander says during the Iranian naval mission
in the Mediterranean the Israeli navy attempted to make contact at sea
but was given a crushing response.
A two-vessel Iranian naval group received threatening signals from
the Israeli navy, while sailing through Egypt’s Suez Canal towards the
Syrian coast in the Mediterranean.
“They (Israelis) mounted pressure on Egypt and even Syria to prevent
necessary coordination with us from taking place,” Rear Admiral
Habibollah Sayyari was quoted by Fars News Agency as saying on Saturday.
“Even at sea, Zionist (Israeli) forces asked our naval group to
introduce itself, to which our naval group responded by saying, ‘Shut
up! It is none of your business’ and then, ignoring the request from the
Zionist regime of Israel, it (the naval group) continued on its course.”
He hailed the Navy’s reaction as a “determined response.”
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