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Iranian warships return from Syria

02-22-2012 08:55 BJT

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Two Iranian naval ships have sailed back home from Syria through the Suez Canal. The ships entered the canal from the Mediterranean Sea early Tuesday morning heading south towards the Red Sea and left the canal by the afternoon.

The ships, a supply vessel and a destroyer had docked in Tar-tous a port city north west of Damascus last Friday. Iran and Syria said the deployment was part of a pre-agreed training mission which Iran said showed its military "might". In February 2011 two Iranian warships sailed through the canal to stop at Syrian ports as well.

Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CNTV.CN

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