Chinese And Russian Navy Exercises With Iran In The Gulf Of Oman
17 march 2023
This week, Russia, China, and Iran started The "Security Belt 2023" combined naval exercises in the Gulf of Oman, showing their readiness to work together on maritime operations. which takes place in the seas around the port of Chabahar from Wednesday through Saturday, includes activities at sea like a search and rescue exercise and a gunnery exercise. The drills are being carried out by the corvette Bayandor, which was built in 1964, as well as the Iranian Navy frigates Sakhand and Jamaran. China deployed the destroyer Nanning and Russia sent the frigate Admiral Gorshkov.
All three countries have complex relationship with the US and basically supported Russia in its current invasion of Ukraine.The White House has blamed Beijing of considering plans to directly provide Moscow with weapons and equipment, despite the fact that China's engagement has been restricted to diplomatic support and nonlethal assistance.
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