Navy Commander Calls for Activating Iran's Geopolitical Capacity

Kish Island, December 18, 2018- Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi called for activating geopolitical capacities of Iran on the coast and in the sea to maintain sustainable peace and security in the region.

According to the Public Relations and International Affairs Department of Kish Free Zone Organization, Khanzadi made the remarks addressing the opening ceremony of International Maritime Exhibition (IRANIMEX2018) held in Kish International Convention Center on Monday, December 17.

"Due to the existence of waterways and interconnections among the three continents of the world, having the richest sources of energy and being dominant in world trade, the region can be the center of power, wealth and dignity.", the military commander said.

He also referred to Iran's valuable capabilities in land, sea, and airfields, urging the use of these capacities.

These characteristics are obstacles for enemies so their efforts to sanction Iran face defeat, he reiterated.

"The issue of global warming and the weakness of the international organizations are important and complex factors affecting maritime security in the future.", he added.

The International Maritime Exhibition of the Islamic Republic of Iran will be underway until Wednesday, December 19 with the presence of 240 domestic companies and 15 foreign companies with the aim of introducing their latest achievements and capabilities and providing investment opportunities in the naval, port and off-shore areas.

 PR & Int'l Affairs Department- KFZO