BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:15 P.M.) – The Iranian and Chinese navies have kicked off their military exercises in the Persian Gulf, the Islamic Republic News Agency reported this morning.

These military exercises come just days after the Chinese Navy entered the Bandar ‘Abbas Port near the Hormuz Strait in the Persian Gulf waters.

Commander of the First Naval Base Rear Admiral Amir Hossein Azad in a joint press conference with commander of the visiting Chinese fleet-150 in Bandar Abbas on Thursday evening said that the maneuver will be held in the eastern waters of the Hormuz Strait, north of the Indian Ocean.

The commander added that in fighting against the ominous phenomenon of piracy, defending trade fleets, and carrying out relief and rescue operations, the two navies have collaboration and exchange useful information.

Rear Admiral Shen Hao, Commander of China Navy Task Force Group 150 said holding the maneuver had already been planned and the successful execution of the program will help develop more friendship, promote interaction and strengthen confidence between the two navies of Iran and China.

He called Iran and China two ancient and civilized countries of Asia with a long history of friendship, adding that by exchanging high ranking delegations in recent years, cooperation between the two navies have entered into a new phase.

The flotilla is the second Chinese warship group to dock in Bandar Abbas since September 2014.

Source: IRNA

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Wonderful news! The arrogant U.S. govt. and military do not fear small countries like Syria, but do fear offending and engaging large powerful ones such as Russia and China. May China greatly and quickly strengthen its presence on behalf of Iran AND Syria. May God humble every country illegally arrogantly illegally operating in Syria by causing great malfunction and even total destruction to every one of their planes, helicopters, tanks, armored vehicles, gun-mounted trucks, TOW and other anti-tank missiles and every other missile and rocket system. May He put every soldier, pilot, advisor, trainer who is illegally in Syria on… Read more »

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Go do your proseslitysm in China, then keep me informed : Christianity is as much welcomed as it is in Saudi-Barbaria, ROFL! Well, at best they’ll expel you but you may also end like those in Falun-Gong, sold as “spare parts” on the organs market as such thing happens to Chinese Christians on a regular basis. Iran is also very Christian, lapidation is still OK there while… Wasn’t it Jesus that abolished this and death penalty too… If you’re scandalised by the around -200 beheadings a year in KSA, whatabout the +1000 hanged in Iran? Now, tell me where God… Read more »

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The empire of evil is history. Great news for us all, although the sheeples will not understand.

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You should inquire about how things are going in African countries that solicited Chinese help! Look at Sudan! They felt in the “Dragon’s Trap”. Now they send their army as mercenaries in Yemen as they’re indebted to the core while all their resources are soaked up while their aid of arms on Sudanese govt. helped “just” to kill millions… Ali Bongo did the same error, now Gabon’s primary forest is being devastated. Jet-black ebony is about to enter CITES classification, BTW, thus Baby-Bongo managed to prevent the UN to put its nose into the harvesting of precious wood. Just ask… Read more »