Head of Iran’s Basij [volunteer forces] Organisation says his forces are prepared to help President Hassan Rouhani’s government in different fields if it asks for it.
Iranian lawmakers have thrown their weight behind the country’s missile program, underlining the need for boosting deterrence power to guarantee national security.
Iran’s Defence Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan confirmed on Wednesday that the country has carried out a missile test recently, stressing that the Islamic Republic will not allow others to interfere in its defence affairs.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman referred to missile tests as one of #Iran's “inalienable and absolute” rights in order to defend its security and national interests, and stressed that no country or international body can have any say in this regard.
A top Iranian military commander warned that there is currently a large number of high-risk areas in or, in the proximity of, Tehran that threaten the lives of many citizens.
Commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the institution is a popular, knowledge-based, and revolutionary one commissioned to make contributions in all military, security, economic, political and cultural areas as well as national reconstruction.
Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami highlighted Iran’s latest missile achievements, saying the Islamic Republic is among few countries that has the knowhow to produce missiles capable of hitting moving targets.
Iranian naval forces plan to stage a large-scale drill to boost and put on display the country’s military prowess.
Amid ongoing efforts to recover the bodies of at least 25 people entrapped under the rubble of Tehran’s collapsed Plasco Building, firefighters and rescue workers are also trying to find a number of bank safes belonging to a branch of Bank Tejarat located inside the old high-rise shopping centre.
Amid firefighters and rescue workers’ ongoing attempts to find the bodies of those entrapped under the rubble of collapsed Plasco Building in central Tehran, the Police arrested a number of crooks who were trying to abuse the chaotic situation.