Archive "Defense"

Iran’s Top General: No Unsolvable Issue in Ties with Afghanistan

Iran’s Top General: No Unsolvable Issue in Ties with Afghanistan

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran and Afghanistan are good neighbors that do not face any unsolvable problem in their relations, Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said Sunday. “Thanks to their common culture and civilization, the two (Iranian and Afghan) nations have been good neighbors throughout history and will remain so, as there is no...

Afghan Defense Minister in Iran for Talks

Afghan Defense Minister in Iran for Talks

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Heading a military delegation, Afghanistan’s Defense Minister General Tariq Shah Bahrami is in Iran for talks on defense cooperation and international issues. The Afghan minister arrived in Tehran on Saturday at the invitation of his Iranian counterpart Brigadier General Amir Hatami.He is scheduled to meet senior Iranian military and political officials for talks...

Armed Forces to Make Enemies Regret Any Move against Iran: Commander

Armed Forces to Make Enemies Regret Any Move against Iran: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Deputy Chief of Iran’s Army for Coordination Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari warned enemies that in case of any aggression against the Islamic Republic, the Armed Forces would make them regret it. In a speech on Saturday morning, Rear Admiral Sayyari highlighted the preparedness of Iran’s military forces and said the country’s defense power is based on...

US JCPOA Move to Expedite Zionist Regime’s Annihilation: Iranian General

US JCPOA Move to Expedite Zionist Regime’s Annihilation: Iranian General

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of Iran’s Army Ground Force said the US president’s decision to pull his country out of the Iran nuclear deal would accelerate the demise of the Zionist regime of Israel rather than serving its interest. “Silly Trump’s action on the JCPOA would not only have no favorable outcome for the Zionists, but will (rather) accelerate the...

Iran, Bolivia Discuss Defense Ties

Iran, Bolivia Discuss Defense Ties

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Highest-ranking military commanders of Iran and Bolivia in a meeting in Tehran weighed plans for enhanced defense cooperation between the two countries. Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of Bolivia Admiral Yamil Octavio Borda Sosa, who arrived in Tehran on Friday, met with Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri Saturday...

Military Action on Iran Impracticable: IRGC Commander

Military Action on Iran Impracticable: IRGC Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran has gained such immense power and deterrent capabilities that the enemies would not come to think of taking military action against the country, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps’ deputy commander said.  Addressing a ceremony in Iran’s southeastern city of Zahedan on Thursday, Brigadier General Hossein Salami said Iran has learned how to...

IRGC Chief Stresses Buildup of Iran’s Defense Power as US Exits JCPOA

IRGC Chief Stresses Buildup of Iran’s Defense Power as US Exits JCPOA

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps called for boosting Iran’s defense capabilities following the US exit from the JCPOA, saying the move proved that America is against Iran’s defense and missile power and is using Iran’s peaceful nuclear program just as an excuse. Addressing a military conference in Tehran on Wednesday, Major General...

Commander Deplores Lack of Int’l Cooperation with Iran Cyber Police

Commander Deplores Lack of Int’l Cooperation with Iran Cyber Police

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – While Iran has launched close cooperation with the international community in combatting cybercrimes, it has not received the necessary reciprocal support from outside, a top commander said. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the 6th Eurasian Working Group Meeting on Cybercrime for Heads of Units, held in Tehran on Tuesday, Iranian Police Commander Brigadier...

Top General: Iran’s Defense Might Deterring Enemies

Top General: Iran’s Defense Might Deterring Enemies

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s defense power has made the enemies realize the futility of military action against the Islamic Republic, Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces said, reiterating that any aggression against Iran would draw an appropriate and timely response. In comments in the southwestern city of Dezful on Monday, Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said the enemies...

Commander Highlights IRGC’s Up-to-Date Plans for Protecting Officials, Vital Places

Commander Highlights IRGC’s Up-to-Date Plans for Protecting Officials, Vital Places

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The commander of IRGC's Ansar-ul-Mahdi Corps, which is responsible for the protection of senior Iranian officials, said the force has cutting-edge security plans for guarding officials and vital places of the country against any threats. Speaking at a ceremony held in Tehran on Sunday to mark the anniversary of the establishment of the Ansar-ul-Mahdi...