Iran, regional allies to form joint naval force for Arabian Gulf security

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AMMAN — In a recent television program, Shahram Irani, the commander of the Iranian Navy, revealed that Iran, along with several other countries in the region, including Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, and Iraq, is set to establish a joint naval force dedicated to ensuring security in the Arabian Gulf. اضافة اعلان

The announcement, reported by the Iranian news agency, Fars, highlights the growing recognition among regional states that cooperation and synergy are vital for safeguarding the region's stability.

Irani also mentioned the potential involvement of Pakistan and India in this joint force.

Building synergy for regional security
Irani emphasized the shared understanding among nearly all countries in the North Indian Ocean region that supporting the Islamic Republic of Iran and jointly establishing security is of paramount importance.

Notable countries such as Oman, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Iraq, Pakistan, and India have all recognized the need for collaboration in ensuring maritime security.

China's mediation for maritime security
According to a report from Qatari news site "Al-Jadid," discussions have taken place regarding the formation of a joint naval force comprising Iran, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Oman.

China has been actively involved in mediating negotiations between Tehran, Riyadh, and Abu Dhabi with the goal of enhancing the safety of maritime navigation in the strategically significant Arabian Gulf.

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