Special Aide to the Parliament Speaker Hossein Amir Abdollahian said General Qassem Soleimani, the Commander of IRGC Quds Force, enjoys valuable experiences in the fight against terrorism, and has made great contributions to Iraq and Syria as well as the entire region and the world.
Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said the recent arrest of a former top banker by the IRGC intelligence forces is related to a major economic scandal, adding that a number of politicians are also involved in the case.
Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan shrugged off recent propaganda campaign waged by some Western states against the country’s missile power, saying that the enemies’ psychological warfare cannot undermine efforts to enhance the power.
Iranian police in the southern province of Hormozgan have seized the biggest-ever cargo of contraband in four decades, with more than 200 containers of smuggled goods confiscated, a commander said.
Head of Iran’s Civil Defense Organization sounded a warning that the country’s cyber infrastructure could come under attack, since the hardware that Iran purchases from the foreign countries have been manipulated for acts of sabotage.
With Iran taking delivery of missiles of the Russian-made C-300 air defense system, it became obvious that a revised contract between Tehran and Moscow was specifically on the purchase of C300-PMU2 model.
Lieutenant commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps praised the IRGC naval forces for forming the first layer of confrontation with enemies, stressing the need for increasing military preparedness to deal with arrogant powers.
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani gave an assurance that the country’s common border with Turkey remains secure after an abortive military coup caused turmoil in the neighbouring country.
Members of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) convened on Saturday, July 16, to discuss the recent military coup attempt in Turkey.
A ranking security official in Iran’s province of East Azarbaijan quashed rumors that the Air Force has dispatched its rapid reaction fighter jets from different bases to the province’s capital, Tabriz, amid chaotic situation in neighboring Turkey following an attempted coup.