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Iran: Chinese naval visit

A small flotilla of vessels from the People’s Liberation Army Navy of China, including the guided missile destroyer Chang Chung, frigate Jin Zhou and the Chao Hu logistics ship, docked in Bandar Abbas on 15 June. The group, under the command of Rear Admiral Shen Hao, arrived from training exercises in the Pakistani port of Karachi; it stayed for four days to meet Iranian officials and stage joint drills with the Iranian Navy.

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