Iranian warships set sail for their first-ever foray into the Atlantic
In 2012, Iran said it aimed to put warships in international waters off the U.S. coast within the next few years.
Two Iranian warships set sail for the Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday in the navy's first-ever mission there, Iranian state TV reported.
The voyage comes amid an ongoing push by Iran to demonstrate its ability to project power across the Middle East and beyond. It has also sent its warships to Syrian waters in recent years.
The report said that the destroyer Sabalan and the logistic helicopter...
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