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May 13, 2013 5:44 am

US Admiral: Gulf Operations ‘Not About Iran’

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A Russian-built, Kilo-class diesel submarine used by Iranian navy. Photo: wiki commons.

Al-Arabiya – Vice Admiral John Miller, commander of the U.S. Fifth Fleet, said on Sunday that a massive naval minesweeping exercise involving 41 countries was not directed at Iran.

“It is not about Iran,” Miller said at a news conference in the Bahraini capital Manama, the fleet’s headquarters, saying the maneuvers were “purely defensive.”

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  • jerry hersch

    …and who else would be laying mines ???