NOSHAHR, Feb. 23 (Press Shia) – Minister of Defense Hossein Dehghan underlined that Islamic Repulic has not annulled any defense program and military drill recently.
Brigadier General Dehghan, who was addressing a meeting in Noshahr of Northern Iran on Thursday, noted achievements in defense and military fields particularly ground-to-ground and long-range ballistic missiles with regards to their range and accuracy.
“Iran has never canceled or halted its defense programs; the defense path of Islamic Republic has proved successful and is trustworthy,” the general said.
Dehghan, considering the condition in Middle East, emphasized that terrorism is the result of a conspiracy against region in order to serve the interests of US and Israeli regime.
“Liberating Quds and destroying Zionist tumor is the main duty of Muslims as Palestine is the main uniting element in Islamic world,” reaffirmed he, adding “US tries to remove Israeli and his history from the minds and to replace it with Islamic Republic.”
Dehghan said world is forgetting ethical values and a combination of Saudi money with barbarism has resulted in deadly crises; “Salafism and Vahabbism has no place in Islam and ISIL is the greatest threat for its supporters.”
“ISIL is not a threat for Iran as it has no social position it the country; despite all efforts by enemies, ISIL has achieved nothing in our country and Iran’s security and stability is unique in the world,” he reaffirmed.
Highlighting that Iran tries to unveil the truth, the official noted Leader of the Islamic Revolution’s recent remarks on Trump and the real face of US; “they bring corruption and misery to everywhere they step in.”