Iran and Syria to cooperate on naval training

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February 26, 2011 13:03

 
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Iran and Syria have agreed to cooperate on naval training, Iran's official news agency said on Saturday, Reuters reported.

"The two parties will cooperate with each other in training issues and the exchange of personnel," IRNA quoted the agreement, signed by the commanders of both navies, as saying, according to the report.

The agreement came days after two Iranian ships arrived at Syria's Latakia seaport, sailing through the Suez Canal and into the Mediterranean, the first such trip in at least three decades.

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