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.
Although the recent military coup and the chaotic situation in Turkey took place in early hours of Saturday, July 16, Iranian officials were vigilant enough to closely monitor and show appropriate reactions to the developments in the neighbouring country.
Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi downplayed Riyadh's capability to threaten Iran militarily, and stressed that Tehran is able to strike heavy blows at Saudi Arabia if necessary.
Hamid Baeidinejad, a senior official at the Iranian Foreign Ministry, stressed that Iran’s missile program serves the country’s national interests and is no threat against any country, especially in the Middle East.
Head of Iran’s Civil Defence Organization Brigadier General Gholam-Reza Jalali called for measures to ward off bioterrorist attacks and protect senior Iranian officials from falling victim to such plots, a lawmaker said.