The Iranian Navy’s 28th fleet of war vessels, which includes the nation’s first super-heavy submarine, has docked at Sri Lanka’s port of Colombo, says a top commander.

“The Navy’s 28th flotilla comprising Alborz destroyer, Bandar Abbas auxiliary ship, Younes submarine and a Bell 212 Twin Huey helicopter docked at Sri Lanka’s port of Colombo this morning after [calling at India’s] port city of Mumbai as part of its mission in the Far East,” said the Iranian Navy’s Deputy Commander for Operations Rear Admiral Siavash Jareh on Friday.

He added that eastern parts of the Indian Ocean are important for Iran’s Navy. […]