Iranian fleet is training to block the Hormuz strait
According to him, during the manoeuvres that will be conducted in line with international law advanced weapons and tactics will be used.
The exercises will start on Saturday and will continue for six days. During the exercises the Iranian Navy will test the capability of its missile systems, warships and submarines.
Iranian officials have more than once warned that the Navy will block the shipping routes through the Hormuz Strait if the West launches a military operation against Iran.
The strait is crucial for oil exports.