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25 April 2015, 14:40

Iran rejects US, says 34th fleet still present in Gulf of Aden

Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said that the Islamic Republic’s 34th fleet is still in the Gulf of Aden and Bab el-Mandeb. He rejected comments of US defense officials on April 24, claiming that the fleet was moving away from Yemen, days after the US deployed warships to the Yemeni coast, Iran’s IRNA news agency reported on April 25. According to the US officials, the Iranian ships turned away from Yemen on April 23 and continued to move northeast on April 24, back in...