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Defense secretary ‘concerned' about Iranian ships transferring arms to Venezuela

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Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin told lawmakers on Thursday that he shared their concerns about Iranian Navy ships currently steaming across the Atlantic and possibly transferring weapons to Venezuela, marking the first time the Pentagon chief has spoken publicly about the ships' movement.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal , speaking during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing, said allowing the ships to dock would be “significant” on many levels, including that it would mark the first time Iranian naval vessels had completed the arduous journey across the Atlantic.
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US warns neighboring countries not to let in Iranian warships sailing across the Atlantic and thought to be carrying weapons

US warns neighboring countries not to let in Iranian warships sailing across the Atlantic and thought to be carrying weapons

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Summary List Placement The US has been warning Venezuela and Cuba not to allow two Iranian warships sailing across the Atlantic to dock in their ports, Politico reported Thursday , citing several people briefed on the matter.
The Makran, an oil tanker Iran converted into a massive sea base for expeditionary naval operations, is accompanied by the frigate Sahand and is thought to be carrying weapons. The two vessels have completed about half of their journey to across the Atlantic. Venezuela is believed to be the intended destination.
Satellite images taken about a month ago by Maxar and...
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