Iran asserts ownership of Antarctica; intends to construct naval base | Antarctic Treaty | Oneindia
  • 2 months ago
Iran's Navy Commander, Rear Admiral Shahram Irani, has stirred controversy with bold claims of ownership over Antarctica, raising concerns about the security of the South Pole continent. In a September broadcast on MEMRI TV, Admiral Irani declared, "We have plans to raise our flag there and carry out military and scientific work."

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