Iran observes all US ships in the Persian Gulf region and has an archive of images of their daily movements, the head of Iran’s Navy, Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi, said on Tuesday, according to the Young Journalists Club (YJC) website.
Commander of the Iranian Navy Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi and his Chinese counterpart exchanged views about a range of issues, including ways to boost “operational cooperation” between the two navies.
The US Navy has sent two ships through the strategic Taiwan Strait, in a move that is likely to aggravate Washington’s already-high tensions with China, which views the self-ruled island as part of its territory.
A US Navy sailor has been charged with convincing over a dozen young girls online to share explicit images of themselves, amid concerns about growing instances of sexual abuse among American military personnel.
Iran’s Navy has dispatched its 61st naval group, comprising a destroyer and a logistical vessel, on a mission to the Bab el-Mandeb Strait to ensure the security of shipping routes used by Iranian vessels.