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  אדר 13, 5771 , 17/02/11

Iran: Suez Canal Passage On

The passage of two Iranian warships through the Suez Canal is still on, despite Egyptian words to the contrary, according to a Thursday report by Iranian state television.

A senior Iranian source said, "We are in contact with out colleagues in Cairo to insure the passage of the vessels. The Egyptian authorities said there is no bar to the passing of the ships."

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