"There has never been normal conditions in the Persian Gulf and Americans can feel the presence of IRGC navy forces at any spot," he added. "Iran's great power has forced US to consider creation of deterrent capabilities."
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"We want to drill operational and tactical operations of attacking an aircraft carrier," he was quoted as saying.
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