Pacific Fleet went on a visit to the Iranian port

Large anti- ship "Marshal Shaposhnikov"Pacific Fleet visited the two-day visit to the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas, told RIA Novosti on Friday Announcements military-diplomatic source in Moscow.

"Ship PF "Marshal Shaposhnikov, "came with a two-day visit to port Iran's Bandar Abbas, "- said the official.

Earlier, the Russian Defense Ministry reported that in the last week of December of the year for action to prevent pirate attacks on civilian ships in the Gulf of Aden and the Horn of Africa will begin troop ships of the Pacific Fleet as part of a huge anti-submarine ship "Marshal Shaposhnikov"Tanker" Irkut "and salvage tug" Alatau ".

Region Gulf of Aden and the Horn of Africa is not safe highest activity of Somali pirates, who often seize vessels and demand a ransom for their release. The constant presence of a Russian Navy ship in the areas characterized by the highest statistics of pirate attacks, the implementation plan foreseen by the Navy.

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