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Iran navy expanding its presence in Red Sea, Israel says

Israel's defense chief said Iran's navy is "methodically basing itself in the Red Sea," posing risks to international shipping.
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Iran’s navy has recently increased its presence in the Red Sea, posing a threat to international shipping and regional stability, Israel’s defense chief Benny Gantz claimed on Tuesday.

“Today we can confirm that Iran is methodically basing itself in the Red Sea, with its ships patrolling the southern region,” Gantz said during a forum hosted by the Economist magazine in Greece today.

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