TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Military forces from Iran and Oman are going to hold a joint naval exercise in the Persian Gulf in coming days.

The joint rescue and relief operation in Iran’s southern and Oman’s northern waters will include the Iranian Navy, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), Iran’s Border Police, the Royal Navy of Oman, and the Royal Oman Police.

The decision to hold the joint drill was made during the 14th meeting of the Iran-Oman joint commission on military and security cooperation, held in Tehran on Saturday.

Iran and Oman have held several naval exercises in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman in recent years.