the islamic republic extends the scope of its fleet can depend on AMERICA's military presence in the Persian gulf, which Tehran sees as a threat.
A high-ranking person in the iranian army said in december that the iranian navy can move in the Atlantic close to american waters, when the U.S. aircraft carrier is allowed to move in international waters near Iran.
at the end of march.
– the Atlantic ocean is far away and the movement of the iranian flotilla may take five months, " says rear admiral Touraj Hassani, according to the iranian news agency IRNA.
In december, announced Iran would send two ships to Venezuela.