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Published December 28, 2011, 12:00 AM

Adm. Habibollah Sayyari

Iran's navy chief Adm. Habibollah Sayyari briefs media on an upcoming naval exercise, in a press conference in Tehran, Iran, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011. Sayyari said Thursday his forces plan to hold a 10-day drill in international waters beyond the strategic Strait of Hormuz at the mouth of the Persian Gulf _ an exercise that could bring Iranian ships into proximity with U.S. Navy vessels. (AP Photo/Fars News Agency, Hamed Jafarnejad)
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