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Iranian Navy ships return from Syria through Suez

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 14:37

Cairo: Two Iranian naval ships returned from Syria through the Suez Canal Tuesday, a Suez Canal source said.

The ships entered the canal from the Mediterranean Sea early in the morning, heading south toward the Red Sea, and were expected to leave the canal Tuesday afternoon, the source said.

The ships had docked at the Syrian port of Tartous, in a show of support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, a regional ally of Iran.

PTI

First Published: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 14:37
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