The spokesman for the Police and Boarder Guard Board, Andra Jundas, told the Estonian newspaper, Postimees, that ships can peacefully pass through other countries territorial waters, but according to the Estonian law, foreign military vessels must inform the country’s foreign ministry at least 48 hours ahead of the time of their intention to enter its territorial waters.
Two Iranian warships are nearing the English Channel, according to satellite photographs reviewed by USNI News. The ships are thought to be headed to the Baltic Sea to represent Iran in a July 25 naval parade off the coast of St. Petersburg to commemorate the 325th anniversary of the Russian Navy.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has unveiled the country’s newest advanced nuclear centrifuge in a ceremony to mark the National Nuclear Technology Day.
Moroccan intelligence services arrested a fifty-seven-year-old Lebanese national upon his entry to the country on Jan. 6. Little is known of him, except that he is a Hezbollah member who was caught carrying multiple European passports and identity cards, some of which had been reported stolen.
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif will visit Turkey on Friday, according to the Turkish Foreign Ministry.
About 10 Russian companies and organizations found themselves under American sanctions for cooperation with Iran, Dmitry Kiku, Deputy Head of the Department for Control over External Restrictions of the Finance Ministry, stated during a discussion at the Valdai Club.
Hossein Dehghan, a military advisor to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei who is running for presidency in the cleric-led country, is lobbying against suggestions that the next president should not be drawn from the military.
Venezuela’s interim president says Iran has infiltrated his country and is getting illegally smuggled uranium for its nuclear program.
With Asian spot liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices having risen to unprecedented levels in January and the outlook remaining extremely robust Iran believes now is the time to move full ahead with its long-term strategy to become a leading global LNG supplier.
In January 2021 satellite photos revealed that all three of Iranians Russian built Kilo class submarines were still out of the water, apparently undergoing repairs or refurbishment. Previous photos indicated the three subs had been out of the water for since late 2020
The first foreign trip made by Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf last week turned out to be both a PR disaster and an embarrassment, sparking massive controversy across Iran and a barrage of public criticism and mockery targeting Ghalibaf and the Tehran regime.