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Analysis – Iran to lease Syrian container port of Latakia

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Latakia, Syria (Ports Europe) April 8, 2019 – From October 2019, Iran is to lease the Latakia container terminal of Latakia port, gaining a highly strategic foothold in the Eastern Mediterranean, 322 km by sea from key Israeli port of Haifa. Israeli Channel 12 broadcaster said in February that Iran operates a precision missile factory…

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