In response to regional tensions, Iran is taking action to safeguard its interests while trying to address the Red Sea tensions.
The following note provides a comprehensive overview of the following aspects:
- Iranian military build-up in the Red Sea
- The position of Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei on the Houthi actions in the Red Sea and the possibility of an Iranian confrontation with the U.S. Navy
- Details of the visit of Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian to the Houthi diplomatic mission in Tehran
The note also highlights the meeting between Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Akbar Ahmadian and his Russian counterpart Nikolai Patrushev on 24/1/2024.