President Rouhani said a more secure and developed Afghanistan will lead to more trade exchanges and an upgrade in Tehran-Kabul social and cultural interaction.
Tehran and Kabul have agreed to take measures to register all Afghan nationals now living in Iran, President Rouhani said.
Visits to a military base by foreign inspectors would mean the occupation of our land; even talking about the subject means national humiliation, said Brigadier General Salami.
A photo gallery of parades held across Iran on the National Army Day.
Some Iranian politicians and analysts have cast doubt on a new Russian decision to implement the S-300 air defense system contract it has signed with Iran.
Marking the National Army Day, units of the Iranian armed forces staged parades on Saturday. The latest Iranian military achievements will be unveiled during the event.
Regional countries should improve serious cooperation and interaction to eradicate Takfiri-Zionist groups, said Iran’s defense minister in a meeting with his Chinese counterpart.
The Iranian defense minister has called for the establishment of a united front against the expansionist policies of the United States and its allies, describing it as a necessity.
He said that balance of power has undergone a drastic change, leading to emergence and shaping of new powers at regional and international levels.
S-300 is an air defense missile system of a purely defensive nature. It is not designed for attacks and will not put at risk the security of any regional state, said Lavrov.