An army source said, that
Egypt has allowed the route of two Iranian navy ships via The Suez Canal; the decision can upset the whose foreign minister has labeled the Iranian actions an aggravation. Israel
Egyptian official news agency and state television afterward reported the news without quoting sources,
Since Iranian revolution in 1979 the two ships would be first two Iranian navy ships to go by the canal. To do this job naval ships need the approval of Egyptian foreign as well as Defense ministers.
A canal official said, The Suez Canal Authority had yet to get approval, additionally that the next fleet from south to north would be at 6:00 a.m. (4 a.m. British time).
Avigdor Lieberman Israeli Foreign Minister said,
Iran's strategy for sending the ships by the canal on the way to was an Aggravation. Syria 's Channel One television said later Lieberman, a loudly far-right companion in the convention alliance, had spoken out of turn and the Defense Ministry "had favored to overlook" the ships' move towards. Israel
There was no quick response from
after approval was obtained. Israel
’s army said it was requested by the Iranian request; the ship would not be loaded with military arsenals, nuclear material or chemical cargo. They also said the ships were in the Egypt , the canal’s southern area. Read Sea