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Pentagon: Iran's ships didn't dock in Syria

Pentagon disputes Tehran claim that Iranian ships docked at Syrian port By The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) ' The Pentagon is disputing reports that Iranian ships docked at a Syrian port over the weekend.

Iranian state-run Press TV said Saturday that an Iranian navy destroyer and a supply ship had docked in the port of Tartus to provide training to ally Syria's naval forces, as Syria tries to crush the opposition movement.

But Defense Department press secretary George Little said Tuesday the U.S. military saw no indication that the ships docked or delivered any cargo. Little said Tehran's ships went through the Suez Canal and now appear to be going back through the canal again.

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