Suez Canal operations manager denies Iran ship claim

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February 17, 2011 01:53

 
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Ahmed el-Manakhli, head of the Suez Canal operations room, denied on Wednesday the claim that Iran is about to send two warships through the Suez Canal, saying warships must get permission 48 hours before crossing, and "so far, we have not been notified."

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