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Parliament, ministry vow to enhance defense capabilities

Parliament, ministry vow to enhance defense capabilities

TEHRAN, Nov. 21 (Press Shia) – The Tuesday evening meeting of Iran's parliament national security and foreign policy commission was about the meeting of MPs with defense ministry officials.“We had a joint meeting with defense minister, deputy defense minister, and Mr. Ghandehari at the headquarter of defense ministry on Tueday,” recounted Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign...

Velayati warns Macron not to interfere in Iran's domestic affairs

Velayati warns Macron not to interfere in Iran's domestic affairs

TEHRAN, Nov. 18 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Leader top Aide Ali Akbar Velayati said in an interview with IRIB, that French president’s interference in Iran’s missile program is not in interest of France and Macron.“It is not in interests of France and the French President Mr. Macron to interfere in issues of sensitivity to Iran, like missiles and strategic affairs of Iran,” said...

Missile Iran’s defensive shield, no talk over it: Rezaei

Missile Iran’s defensive shield, no talk over it: Rezaei

TEHRAN, Nov. 12 (Press Shia) – former IRGC commander in chief posted a message on his Instagram account rejecting any chance of negotiation over Iran’s missile program.“We negotiated over the nuclear issue because we never had an intention to make an atomic bomb but about the missiles, we intend to make them to defend ourselves and hence negotiation over it is meaningless,” wrote Mohsen...

Turkish, Qatari defense ministers meet

Turkish, Qatari defense ministers meet

TEHRAN, Nov. 05 (Press Shia Agency) – Turkish National Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli met his Qatari counterpart Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah in Doha on Saturday amid a Saudi-led embargo on the tiny Persian Gulf nation.The two ministers discussed cooperation opportunities in military and defense, according to sources close to the meeting, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to...

No bargain over defensive issues: cleric

No bargain over defensive issues: cleric

TEHRAN, Oct. 27 (Press Shia) – Ayatollah Emami Kashani who led this week’s edition of Tehran Friday Prayers said that US is fighting with the thoughts, ideology, and feelings of the Iranian nation.“The devotion of Iraqi nation barred the enemies to equip thugs under the banner of ISIL and with Saudi expenditure to occupy Iraq,” said Ayatollah Emami Kashani, the interim leader of Tehran...

Navy to unveil new equipment: Iranian commander

Navy to unveil new equipment: Iranian commander

TEHRAN, Sep. 29 (Press Shia) – Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari says Iranian maritime forces will unveil new combat equipment before the end of current Iranian year on March 20, 2018.“The most significant achievement of Iran’s Navy has been the establishment of security in different seas, and fortunately Iran has provided good security in this regard,” said Rear Admiral...

Saddam backed by all world powers: former MoD

Saddam backed by all world powers: former MoD

TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (Press Shia Agency) – Former Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan says that the Imposed War of 1980-88 taught Iranians not to rely on other countries in terms of defense industries. “We learned from the Imposed War to be dependent upon our own capabilities,” asserted Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan, the former Iranian Defense Minister who is now...

Iran needs no permission to develop defense might: MoD

Iran needs no permission to develop defense might: MoD

TEHRAN, Sep. 23 (Press Shia) – Iran’s defense minister has said talking with threatening tone and mischief does not have any effect on the will of Iranian officials, but will make us more determined to continue.“Different missiles and ground combat weaponries, along with our air defense and marine combat systems, are all made in Iran and our ready-to-service experts will continue this path...

No permission needed for defending homeland: Rouhani

No permission needed for defending homeland: Rouhani

TEHRAN, Sep. 22 (Press Shia) – President Hassan Rouhani has said on Friday at the annual parade of Iran’s armed forces that Iran needs no one's permission to defend its territories.“If we have signed an agreement and made a promise, we’ll abide by it as long as the other side respects the agreement,” said President Hassan Rouhani of the Islamic Republic of Iran on Friday addressing the...

Iran marks Sacred Defense anniv. with nationwide parades

Iran marks Sacred Defense anniv. with nationwide parades

TEHRAN, Sep. 22 (Press Shia Agency) – On the day marking the 36th anniversary of the Saddam’s invasion of Iran which imposed an eight year long war on Iran, all divisions of Iranian armed forces staged military parades all across the nation in all cities of the country. In Tehran, the ritual is held before President Hassan Rouhani, on the boulevard along the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini. ...