Russian warships dock in Bandar Anzali

The flotilla comprised several warships, including a frigate named “Tatarstan” and a corvette named “Grad Sviyazhsk”, Tasnim News Agency reported.The Russian Defense Ministry had announced earlier that the naval fleet’s voyage to Iran and Kazakhstan is aimed at promoting international cooperation among the Caspian Sea littoral states.This is the fourth trip of a Russian fleet to Anzali, with the first three made in 2007, 2014 and 2015.Back in August 2015, two Russian warships, Volgodonsk and Mahachkala, arrived in Anzali for a three-day stay with around 130 personnel onboard in a bid to boost friendly maritime ties between the two countries.